How many ice creams did you eat/have you eaten in the morning so far?

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    Ice cream is usually a mass noun, not a countable one, so we would say How much ice cream, not How many ice creams.
    – stangdon
    Feb 12 at 19:08
  • @stangdon is correct in my opinion, however, there are places and people whereby an ice cream cone is called simply an "ice cream" and as such, a statement like, "We went for ice creams yesterday" is normal.
    – mike65535
    Feb 12 at 19:44
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    I strongly disagree with stangdon. In my (BrE) speech "How many ice creams" is completely normal.
    – Colin Fine
    Feb 12 at 19:52
  • @ColinFine It may be a US/UK thing. I'm not going to say I've never heard somebody say "how many ice creams", but it is distinctly unusual here.
    – stangdon
    Feb 12 at 21:04

In my (British English) speech, only have you eaten is possible with "so far" in this sentence.

My impression is that for many AmE speakers, did you eat would work too, but I may be wrong about that.

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    And 'so far this morning'. Feb 13 at 10:01

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