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Deluxe Root Beer Floats

Yield Makes 4 servings
Notes: This drink is also good made with cherry soda instead of root beer. Garnish glasses with maraschino cherries and thin strips of orange peel.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/3 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 12-ounce bottles root beer or sarsaparilla

Nutrition Information

  • calories 477
  • caloriesfromfat 43 %
  • protein 6.8 g
  • fat 23 g
  • satfat 14 g
  • carbohydrate 67 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • sodium 156 mg
  • cholesterol 73 mg

How to Make It

  1. Scoop 5 cups vanilla ice cream equally into 4 glasses (16 oz. each). Sprinkle evenly with 1/3 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate and 1 teaspoon grated orange peel. Slowly fill glasses with cold root beer or sarsaparilla, about 2 bottles (12 oz. each) total.