Mediterranean Creamsicle Floats

Ted likes making this float with vanilla-saffron gelato from New York City's Il Laboratorio del Gelato.

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Small pinch of saffron threads
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 2 11 -ounce cans blood orange soda (like San Pellegrino Aranciata Rossa)
  • Chopped candied orange peel, for topping
Directions

Make the saffron syrup: Bring 1/4 cup water and the sugar to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Add the saffron and remove from the heat. Let cool completely.

Put a scoop of ice cream in each of 4 glasses, then fill with the soda. Drizzle with the saffron syrup and top with candied orange peel.

Photograph by Levi Brown


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