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blue coconut ice cream floats for kids

Blue Coconut Ice Cream Floats for Kids

Blue Coconut Ice Cream Floats look like ocean water and are delicious and fun.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert, ice cream, kids recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 344 kcal
Author Jamie


  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon coconut extract
  • 3 drops Blue food coloring
  • 24 ounces lemon lime soda
  • 6 cups vanilla ice cream


To Make the Ocean Water:

  1. Combine the water and sugar in a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds and stir to form a syrup. Add the coconut extract and stir to combine. Set aside to cool.
  2. After the syrup has cooled, add three drops of blue food coloring. Mix the food coloring into the syrup and pour into the lemon lime soda. Stir to combine.

To Make the Floats:

  1. Scoop two scoops of ice cream in a small cup. Pour the ocean water over the top of the ice cream. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Blue Coconut Ice Cream Floats for Kids
Amount Per Serving
Calories 344 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 58mg19%
Sodium 117mg5%
Potassium 263mg8%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 46g51%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 556IU11%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.