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Key Lime Coconut Ice Cream Floats are made with homemade toasted coconut ice cream and homemade key lime sparkling beverage!

Key Lime Coconut Ice Cream Float

Yield: 4 ice cream floats
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Chilling Time: 2 hrs
Total Time: 30 mins
Key Lime Coconut Ice Cream Floats are made with homemade toasted coconut ice cream and homemade key lime sparkling beverage! Share one with a friend and enjoy a delicious summer treat!
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Ingredients 

For the ice cream:

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 15 ounce can full fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut, toasted
  • 12 ounces sparkling water*
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed key lime or lime juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • shredded coconut, toasted, for serving

Instructions

To make the ice cream:

  • In a medium saucepan, bring cream, coconut milk and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and chill thoroughly in fridge.
  • Once chilled, freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions. Fold in toasted coconut. Transfer to a freezer safe container and freeze until ready to serve.

To make the key lime sparkling beverage:

  • In a small saucepan set over medium-low heat, add lime juice and sugar. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes or until reduced by about half. Allow mixture to cool completely then add to sparkling water.
  • To prepare the floats, add 2 to 3 scoops of ice cream to a large glass. Top with sparkling beverage and extra coconut, as desired. Enjoy!

Notes

*You can purchase the sparkling water pre-made or make your own at home with your KitchenAid sparkling beverage maker.
Source: Spoonful of Flavor

Nutrition

Serving: 0g, Calories: 502kcal, Carbohydrates: 48g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 35g, Saturated Fat: 22g, Cholesterol: 122mg, Sodium: 67mg, Potassium: 109mg, Fiber: 0g, Sugar: 44g, Vitamin A: 1310IU, Vitamin C: 6.6mg, Calcium: 65mg, Iron: 0.1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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