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5 fabulous summer floats

Glass of root beer float and a fan

Treat yourself to a deliciously cool summer float. The mouth-watering cold drinks below are simple to make and only require a few ingredients found in any grocery store. Surprise your kids or your friends with one of these fabulous summer drinks.

The ingredients for each float below are suggested for one serving size, feel free to double or triple the amounts as needed.

Chocolate Cherry Cola Cream Shake

Combine 2 large scoops of chocolate ice cream and 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth. Scoop the chocolate cream into a glass. Pour 1 cup cherry cola over the chocolate cream.

Strawberries -n- Cream Fizz

Spoon 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream into a large glass. Drizzle with strawberry syrup. Pour 1 cup seltzer over the ice cream. Stir gently before serving.

Lemon-Lime Float

Scoop 1 large spoonful of lemon sherbet into a tall glass. Add 1 scoop of lime sherbet. Pour 1 cup lemon-lime soda over the sherbet. Stir gently.

Orange Creamsicle Float

Scoop one large spoonful of vanilla ice cream into a large glass. Add 1 scoop of orange sherbet. Pour 1 cup orange juice over the sherbet.

Classic Root Beer Float

Place 2 large scoops vanilla ice cream into a glass. Add 1 cup root beer soda. Stir gently before serving.

Now that you have the basis of five great float recipes, switch up the flavors for added fun. Use raspberry sherbet to make the Orange Creamsicle a Raspberry Creamsicle.

A classic root beer float also tastes great with chocolate ice cream added instead. You could also change the soda to cola rather than using root beer. Your summer float flavor options are limitless.

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