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Brooklyn Egg Creams and Classic Black & Whites

The Brooklyn Egg Cream and Classic Black & Whites are both spectacular singular indulgences, once revered in the candy shops of New York City.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, chocolate egg cream, dessert, egg cream, ice cream, ice cream float, ice cream soda, milk shake, soda
Servings: 1 Soda Shoppe Refreshment
Calories: 197kcal

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    Ingredients for Brooklyn Egg Creams and Classic Black & Whites

    • 3 to 4 tablespoons chocolate syrup such as Hershey's
    • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk may be whole milk or 2%
    • club soda or seltzer
    • whipped cream
    • Maraschino cherries

    *if making a Classic Black & White, all of the above, and

    • 1 biggie scoop quality vanilla ice cream


    The Method

    • Using the tines of a fork, whisk the chocolate syrup together with the milk in a tall milk shake glass.
      A group of clear glasses next to a glass of chocolate sauce, with Chocolate and Cream
    • SLOWLY add the club soda to the chocolate milk. The mixture will bubble and rise to the top of the glass quickly. Fill as much club soda as it takes to get the mixture to the top without spilling over.
    • If you are making a Brooklyn Egg Cream, simply add whipped cream and a cherry.
      A close up of food, with Brooklyn and Chocolate
    • If you are making a Classic Black & White ice cream soda, Add a biggie scoop of vanilla ice cream to the side of your glass. Top off with additional club soda if necessary. Add whipped cream and a cherry. ENJOY!
      A cup of ice cream, with Chocolate and Egg


    Serving: 1servings | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 73IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg

    Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.