Firecracker Floats

Firecracker Floats

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Amy Alusa


I read about this idea or something similar (I think in Bon Appetit magazine) and went ahead with my version, which may or may not be the same...But my family and I started a new tradition for the Fourth of July! This is so much fun; and kids both young and old love it!


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10 Min


  • 1/2 gal
    vanilla ice cream
  • 2 l
    sprite, 7-up or lemon lime soda
  • 1
    package of pop rocks candy/per person
  • 8
    red, white and blue straws
  • 8
    ice cream soda glasses

How to Make Firecracker Floats


  1. Place one scoop of ice cream into a soda glass. Sprinkle some Pop Rock candies on top...get some on the sides. Put another scoop on top, and sprinkle again. Squirt a dob of whipped topping on top. Insert straw. Serve it up. Happy Fourth of July!

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About Firecracker Floats

Course/Dish: Ice Cream Drinks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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