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Fizzy Watermelon Floats

Fizzy Watermelon Floats
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The following recipe and photography were provided by our partner, Megan Weimer of Dollop of Dough.

These watermelon floats are bursting with flavor and fizz thanks to a combination of juicy watermelon chunks, frozen strawberries, vanilla ice cream, and a splash of Heinen’s watermelon-flavored sparkling water.

Watermelon float garnished with a watermelon slice in a milkshake glass with a straw

Served with a straw in a classic float or milkshake glass, they’re as cute as they are delicious. Perfect for beating the heat on summer days, these floats are ideal for backyard barbecues, pool parties, picnics, or any warm weather occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s a new way to enjoy seasonal watermelon. For a time-saving short cut, grab Heinen’s pre-cut watermelon chunks from the Produce Department. Cut fresh in-store daily using the freshest watermelon of the season, they’re a must-use ingredient!
  • It calls for Heinen’s sparkling water. Heinen’s offers a full line of flavored sparkling waters made from natural spring water that is bottled at the source with no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. It’s what gives this recipe that unmistakable fizz.
  • It gets its chill from Heinen’s frozen strawberries. All of Heinen’s frozen fruit is picked and frozen at peak ripeness for maximum freshness. Heinen’s frozen strawberries are no exception!
  • Its creamy and refreshing. Fresh fruit paired with creamy vanilla ice cream and sparkling water makes for the ultimate treat for warm days.

Fizzy Watermelon Floats

Fizzy Watermelon Floats


  • 1 1/2 cups fresh watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup Heinen’s frozen strawberries
  • 4 scoops Heinen’s vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup Heinen’s watermelon flavored sparkling water


  1. Add the watermelon chunks and frozen strawberries to a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Fill ⅓ of the glass with the watermelon-strawberry mixture.
  3. Add 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream.
  4. Pour the sparkling water on top until the glass is nearly full, then top with more watermelon-strawberry slush.
  5. Garnish with a fresh strawberries or a piece of watermelon.
  6. Serve with a straw or spoon and enjoy!

Top view of watermelon float with a watermelon slice garnish

Megan Weimer

By Megan Weimer

Megan Weimer is a food photographer, recipe developer and blogger. She focuses on creating easy dessert recipes using wholesome, natural ingredients. Her recipes range from healthy to decadent because life is all about balance.

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