Berries and Cream Floats

"Red cream soda is the perfect base for an ice cream float."
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 cup cold heavy cream

2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (or seeds from 1 vanilla bean)

1 cup mixed berries

2 pints vanilla ice cream

1 1-liter bottle red cream soda


  1. Make the vanilla whipped cream: Whisk the heavy cream, confectioners' sugar and vanilla bean paste in a large bowl until stiff peaks form.
  2. Alternate the berries and 2 scoops ice cream in each of 4 glasses. Pour in the soda, then top each glass with a large dollop of vanilla whipped cream.