Chocolate soda

2-3 tbsp. chocolate syrup
Club soda or ginger ale or lemon-lime soda, chilled
2 scoops vanilla ice cream

For each soda put chocolate syrup in tall glass. Fill glass half full with soda. Add ice cream, stirring after each addition. Fill glass with beverage. Serve soda with large marshmallow and red marachino cherry on straw.

Chocolate-Peppermint Sodas:
Substitute peppermint ice cream for the vanilla ice cream.