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Java Float (like Starbucks)

Vickie Parks


This is really good, but I think it's a little more flavorful than the ones you get at Starbucks. I also like to add different syrups (the bottled kind you buy to flavor your coffee). Orgeat/almond syrup is my favorite, but raspberry syrup is really good, too.


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5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 4 Tbsp
    chocolate syrup
  • 2 c
    club soda or sparkling water, chilled
  • 4 scoop(s)
    coffee ice cream
  • 1 splash
    orgeat syrup (i use almond syrup, the bottled syrup for flavoring coffee)
  • ·
    canned whipped cream, for garnish (optional)

How to Make Java Float (like Starbucks)


  1. In each of 2 glasses, stir together 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup and 1 cup of club soda. (I like to add a splash or 2 of almond syrup, but that's my own preference.)
  2. Place 2 scoops of ice cream in each glass.
  3. Optional - If you wish, you can top with a heaping mound of whipped cream, then drizzle a little additional chocolate syrup on the whipped cream.

    Serve immediately.

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About Java Float (like Starbucks)

Course/Dish: Ice Cream Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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