Gourmet Root Beer Float

Gourmet Root Beer Float

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"Tall glasses overflowing with root beer and vanilla ice cream. Top with whipped cream and cherries for a touch of elegance."

Ingredients

2 m servings 263 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 41g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 96 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place 1 scoop of ice cream into each of two tall glasses. Pour root beer carefully over the ice cream. Add another scoop and repeat. If possible, repeat again. Top each with whipped cream and cherries.

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Boy does this bring back memories! My grandma used to make these for me and tonight it was the perfect after dinner treat. My husband loves root beer so that's how I made his. I used Coke for ...

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What makes this recipe gourmet? It seems to be the standard recipe that has been around forever.

Boy does this bring back memories! My grandma used to make these for me and tonight it was the perfect after dinner treat. My husband loves root beer so that's how I made his. I used Coke for ...

Yummy!! I used cream soda instead of root beer and skipped the whipped cream and cherries...didn't need it. I remember eating this when I was a child. Thanks for sharing Lucinda.

These floats hit the spot after working in the yard all day. They looked really nice, too, with the whipped cream and cherry at the top. Thanks Lucinda!

We had this for desert for our pre 4th of July dinner party, and was loved by all! We used light vanilla ice cream to cut some calories. Perfect for a warm summer night!

What makes this recipe gourmet? It seems to be the standard recipe that has been around forever.

I used to drink these all the time as a kid. I thought my mom invented ice-cream floats! We used to also use Coca Cola sometimes. I tried the whipped cream and cherry and it looks fancier like t...

Ah, the simple pleasures in life!! We loved these as kids. I usually skip the cherry. I like to use not so cold root beer over really frozen ice cream, so some of the root beer freezes and you...

I forgot how good a root beer flow is .A great summer night desert.

I TOTALLY LOVE ROOT BEER FLOATS