Cherry Cream Floats

Cherry Cream Floats
  • Prep Time
  • 8Servings


  • 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


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.

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.