1/3 cup sugar
6 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons water
1/3 cup evaporated mil
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
12 drops neon green food coloring
1 bottle (2 liters) lemon-lime soda, chilled
2 pints vanilla ice cream
In a large saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved; remove from the heat.
Stir in milk and extract. Transfer to a bowl; cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Just before serving, transfer milk mixture to a punch bowl. Stir in the food coloring and soda. Top with scoops of ice cream. Yield: 4 quarts.