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New York Egg Cream

An egg cream is a nostalgic dessert that used to be found on almost every block in Brooklyn. It's sweet, refreshing, and gives a nod to the older days. If you like milkshakes you will most definitely like an egg cream!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 345 kcal


  • 2 tbsp Chocolate syrup
  • 1/4 cup Whole milk
  • 1/4 cup Seltzer water
  • 1 Chilled soda glass
  • 1 Iced tea spoon


  • Fill the glass up with 1/4 cup whole milk
  • Top the milk with seltzer water, leaving at least an inch of room
  • The top of the glass is where the fizzy head will form.Add chocolate syrup to taste
  • Stir the drink vigorously with an iced tea spoon
  • Finish off with a striped straw, and your egg cream is ready to be served!
Keyword dessert, egg cream, milkshake