One of my favorite drinks: Italian Cream Soda. It’s the perfect holiday drink, party drink, or refreshing summer drink! Mix and match flavorings for endless possibilities. 

A glass of homemade Italian Cream Soda.

This has to be one of the easiest drinks to make. It’s also the easiest drink to devour. Note: I don’t drink alcohol so this drink is as close to “partying” as it gets! Haha!

This drink fits the bill for a party though: fast, easy, delicious, CUSTOMIZABLE. (That last one being a big winner).

Italian Cream Soda Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Club soda – use cold club soda.
  • Flavored syrup – I use the Torani brand (you can find these flavored syrups in the coffee isle of your grocery store). I used raspberry and vanilla flavored syrups.
  • Heavy cream – if you prefer a lighter option you can use half and half.
  • Optional: top with additional whipped cream. If you choose to go this route, reduce the amount of heavy cream added to the drink itself.

An overhead photo of a glass cup full of ice cubes.

How to make Italian Cream Soda

Fill drinking glasses half full of ice.

Then add 1/2 cup of cold club soda to each glass.

Pour 1/4 cup of flavored syrup into each glass.

Two glass cups full of ice, club soda, and raspberry syrup flavoring.

Add 2 tablespoons of heavy cream to each glass.

Heavy cream being poured into a glass cup, making Italian cream soda.

When ready to drink, stir with a spoon to fully incorporate the heavy cream.

If you want to elevate this drink you can add a dollop of whipped cream to the top of the glass followed by a maraschino cherry. If you add the whipped cream, reduce the amount of heavy cream that’s poured into the glass by half.

Heavy cream in a glass cup full of Italian cream soda, unstirred.

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Italian Cream Soda

A perfect holiday, party, or summer drink! This refreshing Italian Cream Soda is delicious and can easily be customized.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 1 serving

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Fill drinking glasses half full of ice.
  • Add 1/2 cup of club soda to the glass.
  • Add 1/4 cup flavored syrup to the ice + soda.
  • Pour in 2 tablespoons of heavy cream. Stir when ready to drink

Notes

The amount of ingredients noted in this recipe is for 1 serving. Make as many drinks as you'd like!
If you choose to top each glass with whipped cream, reduce the amount of heavy cream you add to the drink. 
Can use half and half for a lighter creaminess.
I used raspberry and vanilla flavorings. You can mix or match them if you'd like.
 
Nutritional information will vary depending on the syrup and ingredients used. 

Nutrition

Calories: 337kcal (17%)Carbohydrates: 59g (20%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 12g (18%)Saturated Fat: 8g (40%)Cholesterol: 44mg (15%)Sodium: 125mg (5%)Sugar: 1g (1%)Vitamin A: 441IU (9%)Calcium: 20mg (2%)
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
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