Vanilla Italian Cream Soda
Learn how to make Italian Cream Sodas at home! This cross between creamy vanilla ice cream and fizzy soda is the perfect sip when you want a sweet treat.
Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 4
  • 2½ cups sparkling water
  • 1 cup simple syrup (see recipe below)
  • ½ cup half and half
  • ice as needed
  • whipped cream and cherries, for garnish
  • Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. For the simple syrup: Heat the sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  2. For the soda: Add the sparkling water, 1 cup of simple syrup, and half and half to a pitcher and stir to combine. Pour into glasses over ice and garnish with whipped cream and cherries on top, if desired.
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