Ice cream soda
A soda jerk passing an ice cream soda between two soda fountains
An ice cream soda or float is a beverage that consists of one or more scoops of ice cream in either a soft drink or in a mixture of flavored syrup and carbonated water.
The ice cream soda was invented by Robert McCay Green in Philadelphia, PA, in 1874 during the sesquicentennial celebration. The traditional story is that, on a particularly hot day, Mr. Green ran out of cream for the flavored sodas he was selling and used vanilla ice cream from a neighbor and invented a new drink.
Ice Cream Soda can also be enjoyed as a low calorie summer treat and you can make many variations.
Place 1-2 scoops fat-free vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt in a glass diet soda(any flavor). Add a straw and enjoy!!