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Root Beer Floats

Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Lynn Miller
Prep time 5 mins
Yield Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream
  • 1 1/2 liters root beer

Nutrition Information

  • calories 356
  • fat 21 g
  • satfat 12 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 44 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 73 mg
  • sodium 94 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a chilled bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Put 2 scoops of ice cream into each of 8 tall, chilled glasses. Slowly pour in root beer. Top each with whipped cream. Serve with a straw and a long spoon.