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Fruit Cocktail Float

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time21 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 16 oz. 473 ml cold heavy whipping cream
  • 7.6 oz. 225 ml table cream or all purpose cream
  • 2 15.25 oz. cans of fruit cocktail
  • 9 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 pieces Graham crackers
  • 8 to 10 pieces Maraschino cherries
  • 3 tablespoons crushed Graham


  • Drain the fruit cocktail by pouring each can in a strainer. Set aside.
  • Prepare the whipping cream mixture by pouring the heavy whipping cream in a mixing bowl. Whisk in medium speed using an electric mixer. Set to high speed after 2 minutes and continue to whisk until soft peaks form (around 5 more minutes).
  • Stir-in the table cream, condensed milk, and vanilla extract. Continue to whisk for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Arrange a layer of Graham crackers at the bottom of a wide 8x8 baking pan.
  • Pour-in half of the whipping cream mixture. Spread.
  • Create another layer by adding half of the fruit cocktail. Spread.
  • Make another layer of Graham crackers. Top with the remaining heavy cream mixture.
  • Arrange the remaining fruit cocktail on top and add some cherries.
  • Sprinkle the crushed Graham on top.
  • Refrigerate for 3 to 5 hours. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g