Fizzy Lifting Drinks

How to make Willy Wonka's Fizzy Lifting Drinks.

Illustration by Quentin Blake.

"'Oh, those are fabulous,' cried Mr Wonka. 'They fill you with bubbles, and the bubbles are full of a special kind of gas, and this gas is so terrifically lifting that it lifts you right off the ground just like a balloon, and up you go until your head hits the ceiling - and there you stay.'" - From Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

How to make a Fizzy Lifting Drink

You will need:

  • an adult to help you
  • cream soda
  • vanilla ice cream

Serves 1

What you need to do:

  1. Close all the doors so that you don't end up on the moon.
  2. Pour cream soda into a glass.
  3. Top with a giant scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  4. Drink.
  5. Burp.