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Snowball Float


Short on time? This ice cream float is quick and easy…perfect for those busy holidays or as a last-minute treat!

Tip: To get that extra foam on your float, place the soda in the freezer for 10 minutes. This will make the soda bubble after it's added to the ice cream.

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  • 4 pint glasses
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 4 cups cherry-flavored lemon-lime soda or cranberry-flavored ginger ale
  • 1 (6.5-oz) can whipped cream
  • 4 maraschino cherries
  • Green or red sprinkles (optional garnish)


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Step 1

Place 1 scoop of ice cream into each glass. Pour 1/2 cup of soda over the ice cream. Add another scoop and repeat. If possible, repeat again. Top each glass with whipped cream, cherries, and sprinkles.

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