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A dessert in a glass cup on a table, with Egg cream

Brooklyn Egg Creams and Classic Black & Whites

Jenny from Not Entirely Average
The Brooklyn Egg Cream and Classic Black & Whites are both spectacular singular indulgences, once revered in the candy shops of New York City.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Soda Shoppe Refreshment
Calories 197 kcal


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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: 1servingsCalories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 194mgFiber: 2gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 73IUCalcium: 51mgIron: 1mg
    Keyword chocolate, chocolate egg cream, dessert, egg cream, ice cream, ice cream float, ice cream soda, milk shake, soda