Nectar is a favorite New Orleans flavor reminiscent of the early 20th century! The flavor was developed by a local drug distributor. The soda fountain flavor "Nectar Syrup" was so popular it became a local favorite and ranked second only to chocolate syrup! It was used as an ice cream topping, ice cream soda, and fizzy soda pops..It was and still is unique to New Orleans and Southern Louisiana.
Nectar Ice Cream Soda Recipe:
"Olde Tyme New Orleans" Nectar Syrup - Soda water (Seltzer) Vanilla ice cream - Whipped Cream - Stem Cherry
Pour about an inch of Nectar syrup to bottom of a tall Sundae glass. Add a normal scoop of vanilla ice cream. Slowly pour seltzer over the ice cream while gently stirring. The mixture will cause it to fizz up and rise. Stop pouring when the fizz reaches up to about 1-2 inches from the top of the rim. Top with whipped cream and a cherry.