Cherry Cream Floats

April 2007
Cherry Cream Floats

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Serve this fruity mocktail to the underage set, or enjoy it yourself.

Makes: 8 servings

Prep: 20 mins

Ingredients
  • 24 ounces frozen pitted cherries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 cups seltzer
  • 1/2 pint heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1 quart vanilla or cherry-vanilla ice cream
  • Maraschino cherries, for garnish
Directions
  1. In a blender, puree the cherries, sugar and lime juice; strain into a pitcher and add the seltzer. Using an electric mixer, whip together the cream and confectioners sugar until soft peaks form.
  2. Scoop the ice cream into small glasses. Pour the homemade cherry soda over to fill, and top with a dollop of whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
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