Root Beer Floats

Root Beer FloatsRecipe
Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Lynn Miller


Serves 8

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.