Make it Monday: Italian Cream Soda

How to Make Italian Soda


I recently had an Italian soda and thought it was really good. I decided to put my own twist on the Italian Soda, so my version is probably more of an Italian Cream Soda. But boy, was it good! Even better than the one I had at the restaurant. I used my own homemade flavored syrup to make mine. This was actually an orange soda, even though it doesn’t look orange. The syrup was just a really light color.

Here is the formula I found to be just right (for me anyway!)

1/4 cup vanilla ice cream

3 TBSP flavored syrup of choice

club soda

Put the ice cream inĀ  a glass that holds 2 cups. Top ice cream with the flavored syrup, then top it off with the club soda. Do it slowly, because it will fizz up. Use a straw to stir up the soda/cream, let it sit for a few moments to let the ice cream melt some and enjoy!

I know my version of Italian soda is probably not the most traditional one, but it’s certainly the one I like the best. Maybe I should have used actual cream instead ice cream. But I think I’ll stick with my version.

Have you ever had an Italian soda?


  1. Ashley F says:

    Yum! We have a soda stream and are always looking for fun ways to use our seltzer! My husband makes homemade syrups instead of buying the store bought ones that are expensive and full of artificial sweeteners and flavorings.

  2. Shannon says:

    I always wondered how to make one of these, thank you for sharing your recipe!!!!

  3. Ummm. YUM! This looks awesome!
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  4. Amber Ludwig says:

    Oooh this sounds yummy!! Almost like a shake with fizz?? I love carbonation lol… like mildly obsessed with it!! I’ll have to try this out!

  5. This sounds very tasty, I have not tasted an Italian soda yet and I wonder why, my hubby is Italian at that but he never mentions this.. Will have to ask him :)

  6. This drink looks yummy

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