All-American Ice Cream Float

Scorching summer days call for decadent indulgences like this All-American Ice Cream Float. It's a versatile beverage that doubles as a dessert or a delightful adult cocktail. Everyone will enjoy this patriotic, gluten-free, frozen and fizzy treat!

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4


  • Grenadine
  • 1 gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 1 gallon sparkling water
  • Fresh blueberries


  • Wet tall glasses and chill in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Layer the bottom of the chilled glass with a generous splash of grenadine.
  • Add 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream.
  • Pour sparkling water on top and garnish with 2-4 fresh blueberries. Serve immediately with an iced tea spoon and straw. Enjoy!
  • Tip: Don't have fresh blueberries in the house? Mix it up by adding different types of fruit, such as strawberries, raspberries or peaches. Want a float with some kick? Substitute sparkling wine for the sparkling water.