Shakes and Floats Recipes

Combine ice cream with your favorite fountain drinks to make magical shakes and floats. These easy recipes add to your repertoire of creamy frozen beverages, including thick strawberry milkshakes, diet protein shakes, and even classic root beer floats.

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Strawberry-Papaya Breakfast Shake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this fat-free drink for a quick breakfast or a light snack.

Strawberry-Papaya Breakfast Shake

Tropical Milk Shake

From Monk Fruit In The Raw

Creamy as a smoothie, this frothy shake is cool and energizing. Monk Fruit In The Raw™ sweetens this refreshing drink while letting the fruit's flavor come through fully. Consider using organic coconut milk to avoid sulfites.

Tropical Milk Shake

Coconut-Vanilla Shake

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Coconut-Vanilla Shake

Orange Freeze

From Parents

Milk and orange juice concentrate create this cool drink, which makes a refreshing snack on a summer day.

Orange Freeze

Vanilla Dream Float

From Better Homes and Gardens

You can purchase cream soda an amber shade or clear in color. The deeper shade adds a color contrast to the vanilla ice cream.

Vanilla Dream Float

Root Beer Float

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Root Beer Float

Strawberry Blender Breakfast

From Better Homes and Gardens

Make this fresh fruit drink for breakfast or a delicious snack.

Strawberry Blender Breakfast

Root-Beer Float

From Parents

Let root beer freeze partially up one side of a popsicle mold, add vanilla ice cream, and freeze for a snack or dessert that's as good as the drink.

Root-Beer Float

Easy Chocolate Shakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Fat-free pudding mix makes these easy-to-fix shakes unbelievably thick and creamy while keeping the calories and fat low.

Easy Chocolate Shakes

Strawberry-Papaya Shake

From Better Homes and Gardens

This shake combines fruits and dairy in a nutritious beverage. Whirl it together for breakfast, brunch or snack time.

Strawberry-Papaya Shake

Strawberry-Mango Milk Shake

From Better Homes and Gardens

This blended frozen fruit drink is perfect for breakfast or a snack.

Strawberry-Mango Milk Shake

Dark Chocolate Malted Milkshake

From The Food Channel

Frosty cold and delicious, this retro soda fountain-inspired chocolate malted milkshake gets a fresh and contemporary flavor upgrade. It's prepared with an indulgent homemade dark chocolate syrup and the fun flavor of malted milk balls covered with premium dark chocolate.

Dark Chocolate Malted Milkshake

Cupcake Shakes

From Better Homes and Gardens

Cupcake Shakes

Chocolate Cookie Shake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this cold, sweet shake for dessert or as a fun snack for kids.

Chocolate Cookie Shake

Extra-Creamy Strawberry Shake

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Extra-Creamy Strawberry Shake

Sunny Strawberry Milk Shake

From Vegetarian Times

30 minutes or fewer. Inspired by the old-fashioned soda fountain treat, this refreshing drink is a perfect mid-morning or afternoon snack. The fruit gives it natural sweetness; the tofu increases the protein content. And adding ground flaxseeds contributes a pleasant, slightly nutty flavor plus fiber and omega-3s.

Sunny Strawberry Milk Shake

Fruit Shake

From Better Homes and Gardens

Choose a flavor to make this quick-fix shake, which comparable to dessert.

Fruit Shake

Raspberry & Champagne Ice Cream Floats

From Fine Cooking Books

This recipe is an elegant take on the ice cream soda, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a handful of raspberries floating in a glass of champagne.

Raspberry & Champagne Ice Cream Floats

Pink Cloud

From Better Homes and Gardens

This strawberry shake can be made with ice cream or frozen yogurt.

Pink Cloud

Raspberry Cheesecake Shake

From Better Homes and Gardens

A dessert in a glass? Why not? Try this sweet drink when entertaining.

Raspberry Cheesecake Shake

Pink Drink

From Parents

This yogurt and fresh strawberry drink is good for breakfast or a snack.

Pink Drink

Caribbean Milk Shake

From Midwest Living

A pina-colada-flavored wine cooler is blended with ice cream to make this easy frozen drink.

Caribbean Milk Shake

Double-Chocolate Malted Shake

From EatingWell

A healthy version of the malt shop favorite.

Double-Chocolate Malted Shake

Saffron Lassi

From Food & Wine

Lassis are ubiquitous in India; the shakes, made with yogurt or buttermilk, can be sweet or salty. The Victorian-style Imperial Hotel in India's capital, New Delhi, where Peggy Markel stopped on her way to Rajasthan, has an extensive selection of lassi. This one is elegantly flavored with saffron.

Saffron Lassi

Kana Okada
Mocha Floats

From Midwest Living

The coffee-chocolate blend is poured over ice cream to make this cold summer drink.

Mocha Floats

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