Tuesday, February 3, 2009

new york egg cream anyone?

I like mine with "extra" chocolate syrup.

I have read/seen/thought about these for years!

Why has it taken me this long to make 'em?

I don't know.

My husband and I are both baffled as to why they are called Egg Creams when there is neither eggs nor cream inside of them. But, delightfully easy and a nice after dinner treat. Not as rich or as sweet as a milkshake, but decadent just the same.
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New York Egg Cream
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1/4 C half and half (you can use fat free!)
1 C chilled seltzer water
2 T chocolate syrup (or more if desired!)
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Place a 16 ounce glass in the freezer for an hour to chill. Pour half and half into the glass, add seltzer water and stir with a spoon or straw until a thick foam forms. Pour chocolate syrup into glass and stir. Enjoy!

16 comments:

Emily said...

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*jimaie.marie* said...

Ooo yum! I remember the first tim ei ever heard of one of these was when i read Harriet the Spy when i was a kid!
Now i want to go buy the stuff and make them for dessert tonight, i think the boys would love them! :D

Ashley @ Domestic Fashionista said...

I don't think I have ever had this before! Sounds delish and super easy! ;)

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Jenna Lewis Cox said...

yumyum!!

hope said...

That sounds so stinkin easy I just might try it... next week... when my hubby is home and I am done teaching preschool and doing our monthly menu.... Whew! Sounds good right no actually!!

misspro312 said...

I have been following your blog a while and it is the cutest!!

I don't care for seltzer, so I am little iffy about this.

But you always have great ideas and photos!

Astrid said...

Hmmmm...that recipe looks like...oh what's it called? French or Italian soda I think...I bet it's good though! I've never heard of anything called New York egg cream. I thought you were talking about a pudding! LOL!

Karen said...

Mmmmm... If only I weren't on a diet...

Brian and Staci said...

Mmmm..so yummy :) Never heard of this...but sure gonna give it a try :)

My Trendy Tykes said...

I have never heard of this.....But it sounds quiet tasty. I will have to try it.

Linda

Jennifer P. said...

Sounds like an italian soda to me! I remember reading you wanted one of Facebook and thinking---hmmmm....I wonder what that is :)!

texasdaisey said...

Stopped by to say hi & yummmmm! Love your background & header. Very cool.
Debbie

Miki said...

Always find good stuff over at Emily's place. She's just fun.

Live.Love.Eat said...

I grew up on these in NY. No joke. We always went to my Grandma's and had Vanilla Egg Creams!!!!!!!!

Lanna said...

I've been making them for years, only by a different name and with a scoop of ice cream in each fountain glass.