Old-Fashioned Chocolate Ice Cream Soda

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Ice Cream Soda

The Spruce / Cara Cormack

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 2 servings

This is an old-fashioned ice cream soda, a fabulous summertime treat. Use club soda, seltzer water, or carbonated water in the delicious soda.

The recipe makes 2 servings, but it is easily halved or doubled.

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Old-Fashioned Chocolate Ice Cream Soda ingredients

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  2. Divide the milk between two tall 16-ounce glasses.

    milk in glasses

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  3. Add 3 tablespoons of chocolate syrup to each glass. Stir to blend thoroughly.

    milk and chocolate syrup blended together in glasses

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  4. Add 2 scoops of ice cream to each glass and fill with club soda or carbonated water about three-quarters of the way up the glass. 

    add club soda to the mixture in the glasses

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  5. Top with whipped cream and cherry or chocolate shavings, if desired.

    Old-Fashioned Chocolate Ice Cream Soda

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Recipe Variation

  • Use vanilla ice cream instead of the chocolate if you prefer.