• Makes 1
  • 5 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 5 Ingredients


An Aussie classic every kid should enjoy making and every adult should feel nostalgic about.

Ingredients (makes 1 spider)

  • 1 can coke/lemonade/passiona/solo (your soft drink of choice)
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream (or your favourite flavour)
  • optional chocolate ice cream topping (or caramel/strawberry etc)
  • optional sprinkles
  • 1 straw


  1. Scoop ice cream into a tall glass, add a swirl of chocolate topping if you choose.
  2. Fill slowly with soft drink. Be careful not to over fill.
  3. Top with sprinkles and serve with straw and spoon.

  • I haven’t had a spider sweet for a long time this sounds great tha ks for sharing


  • I haven’t had a spider in forever. After seeing this, I think that needs to change!


  • Rebecca, my son sipped one of these recently and it was like a revelation, he loved it LOL


  • Loved these as a child always were allowed to get one when we went to the city. Had fun teaching this to a nephew who had never heard of these.. He loved drinking them though we made it abit different.


  • Loved these spiders as a kid growing up and did introduce them to my children. After reading this and getting my hopes up again, I must introduce them to my grandchildren – bet it will drive their parents wild, too.


  • Yum, great combination of flavours!


  • childhood spiders….i love this recipe


  • Fantastic! Thank you very much for sharing! Looking forward to trying it! :D


  • Naaaw this takes me back in time…..Lime Spiders are a favourite


  • spider


  • I just made these for my kids after telling them how we would have them as a special treat as kids. They had no idea what I was talking about but certainly enjoyed them!

    • lol that is good to hear. kids seem to love this, don’t they.


  • What a treat. Thanx for sharing


  • ooooohhhh i love this spider


  • Do like the variety of different spiders you can make


  • Brings back great memories of being a kid,thanks.


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