Original Bronx Egg Cream

READY IN: 1min
Kim D.
Recipe by Mirj2338

I grew up drinking this in the Bronx. Once you could get it at almost any corner soda fountain, now it's considered a relic.

Top Review by HeatherFeather

As a former New Yorker, this is a drink I remember from my childhood. I have tried to make this for years - even using similar ingredients and just couldn't get the proportions right. The ingredients and the measurements in this recipe produce the exact taste I remember from my favorite soda fountain treat. Thanks for restoring a childhood memory! This is delicious and very easy to make. If you cannot find U-Bet, then you could substitute Hershey's chocolate syrup- the kind that comes in a can, not a squeeze bottle (the squeeze bottle stuff is too thin).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup (Ubet or Bosco to be authentic)
  • 5 ounces milk
  • 3 ounces seltzer water


  1. Mix the chocolate syrup and milk together.
  2. While stirring, add the seltzer and continue stirring.
  3. For true Bronx authenticity, wipe your mouth with your sleeve afterwards.

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