When we think of floats, the one that most likely comes to mind is the root beer float. But if you get creative, a float can be made out of pretty much any combination of soda and ice cream. For instance, this Valentine's Day my husband made me a very Valentine themed float.
For each float, he filled the glass half-way with vanilla ice cream, added some sliced strawberries, and then topped it off with some fruit punch
flavored soda. The ones pictured are ones I made later, because it was the gift that kept on giving.

The possibilities for floats are endless, though, because of the variety of flavored soda available. Those watching their calories can also substitute the ice cream for yogurt or even sherbet, and the soda for diet soda. Her are some ideas to start with:

  • Lime sherbet and sprite
  • Orange soda and sprite or cream soda
  • Cherry cola and chocolate ice cream

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