Dirty Dr. Pepper Float from Simply Gloria

Hello my darlings!! I am currently waiving “Hello” from the plane, going to our family vacation!

Over the next few days, you will see some of my great blogger friends share their amazing recipes with you and keeping you entertained while I’m gone.

We will start with the beautiful and talented Gloria from Simply Gloria. Make sure to visit her site because everything she makes, will have you drooling and running to the kitchen!

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Well, hello to all of you WCFS readers!  I’m Gloria from Simply Gloria and I am so excited to be over here! I’m taking over for Lyuba today and loving every minute of it!  Lyuba is my sweet bloggy friend and cohost  with the Show Stopper Saturday link parties we do every week.  I just love her to pieces!

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Have you experienced the taste of a Dirty Dr. Pepper yet?

Out here in Utah, dirty drinks have become very popular in the last little while.  The gist of it is, you can make a Utah version of a Dirty Drink with your favorite kind of soda.  Mine happens to be Dr. Pepper… with ice cream!

Behold, the Dirty Dr. Pepper Float!

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Scoops of creamy coconut ice cream floating in Dr. Pepper with a splash of fresh squeezed lime.  Sprinkles of toasted coconut tops off this bubbly creation.

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To the Dr. Pepper haters:  you have got to try this!

But, if for some really teeny, tiny, small chance Dr. Pepper doesn’t really float your boat (or ice cream, in this matter), use your favorite soda.

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Making this Dirty Dr. Pepper Float is a breeze to make!  But, it’s more fun to eat!

Dirty Dr. Pepper Float
(serves two)
1 pint coconut ice cream
2 (12 ounce) cans Dr. Pepper (or your favorite soda)
1 lime, sliced in half
1/4 cup shredded coconut, toasted 
 
Fill each glass half of soda.  Squeeze the juice of each half lime into each glass of soda.  Scoop ice cream into soda and lime juice.  Finish with more soda and one more scoop of ice cream on top.  Sprinkle toasted coconut.
 
To toast shredded coconut:  Place coconut in a small sauce pan on medium heat.  Stir frequently, until golden brown.
 
Dirty Dr. Pepper Floats with coconut ice cream from SimplyGloria.com #DirtyDrPepper
Dirty Dr. Pepper Float from Simply Gloria
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pint coconut ice cream
  • 2 (12 ounce) cans Dr. Pepper (or your favorite soda)
  • 1 lime, sliced in half
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut, toasted
Instructions
  1. Fill each glass half of soda. Squeeze the juice of each half lime into each glass of soda. Scoop ice cream into soda and lime juice. Finish with more soda and one more scoop of ice cream on top. Sprinkle toasted coconut.
  2. To toast shredded coconut: Place coconut in a small sauce pan on medium heat. Stir frequently, until golden brown.

Summer is coming upon us, and ice cream gets a lot more attention than it does in the winter.  Which, ice cream is definitely a year round food adventure for me.  Eating ice cream in front of the fireplace during a cold snowy day is the best!  But, ice cream floats remind me of hanging outside and enjoying the sunshine– in the heat.

Having a Dirty Dr. Pepper Float is one of my very favorite things to share with my family after a hot day on the lake.

You are going to love this float, too!

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I would love for you to come visit me at Simply Gloria and check out the many fun recipes I have for you!

A taste of Recipes at SimplyGloria.com

Lemon Peppered Garlic Cream Sauce

Crushed Lemonheads Lemon Ice Cream

Banana Fosters Cookie Pizza

No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars

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Comments

  1. Lyuba, thank you so much for having me today! I’ve loved sharing my favorite ice cream float with all the peeps!

  2. I love coconut Gloria! I have to admit I haven’t heard of this but it sure looks great! Pinned!

  3. Ooooooo…. this is such a fun idea, Gloria! :) I have to admit- I not a Dr. Pepper fan, but I think this would probably be amazing with root beer for me. Pinned!

  4. I don’t think I can go on until I make one of these! coconut ice cream plus DP?! YUM!

  5. Two of my favorites – coconut ice cream and Dr. Pepper. Combined? This looks and sounds insanely good, especially today when it is 95 degrees here. Love this!

  6. What a fun treat Gloria! It looks and sounds incredible especially with all the coconut yumminess in here! Pinned!

  7. Wow, I’ve never seen anything like this before. Definitely on my to-do list!

  8. LOVE this fun little drink, Gloria! I’ve never had coconut ice cream. I need to find it and make one of these drinks.

    Thanks for having Gloria on your blog today, Lyuba! Have fun on vacation. :)

  9. Ok so coconut ice cream and lime AND Dr Pepper??? I am on cloud 9 just thinking of how delicious this is. Trying it this weekend.

    Have fun on your vacation Lyuba!!

  10. Gloria you are too funny!! I love the combination of Dr. Pepper and Coconut Ice Cream, it’s so creative.

    Enjoy your vacation Lyuba! :)

  11. oh my goodness, I did not know such deliciousness existed

  12. I stopped drinking carbonation almost 15 years ago and this is one of the first times I have been tempted to try it again, these floats look divine Gloria!

  13. Oh my good cow… I missed this one since it was during another crazy work week! Looks delicious Gloria/ Lyuba! Pinned!


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