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raspberry lime ricky ice cream float

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

When I was a kid I remember going to the soda shop and having one of these floats. This recipe is for ( Time after Time ) drinks.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For raspberry lime ricky ice cream float

  • 1
  • 1/2 pt
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 c
    french vanilla ice cream
  • 2 c
    lemon-lime soda
  • sugar or honey to taste
  • 4 ice cubes
  • fresh mint sprig, lime wedge, or raspberry for garnish

How To Make raspberry lime ricky ice cream float

  • 1
    Put the zest and juice from 1 lime into a blender. REMOVING ALL SEEDS
  • 2
    NOTE: The zest is the green portion of the peel which is absent of any white. ( The white part is bitter while the green part has the flavor and lime oil )
  • 3
    Wash raspberries and drip dry for several minutes, then add to the blender with a pinch of salt. Process until smooth add lemon lime soda. process until smooth one more time. Taste and add a small amount of sugar or honey
  • 4
    Put two ice cubes into two glasses, Pour mixture into glasses over ice cubes topped by a large scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 5
    Serve with a straw inserted into the center of the ice cream. A sprig of mint, a lime wedge, or a raspberry for a garnish.