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Vanilla Ice Cream Float

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Club soda
  • Garnish: pretzel rods

How to Make It

  1. Chill 4 tall Pilsner glasses in freezer until ready to serve.

  2. Combine sugar and 1 cup water in a saucepan over high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cool, and add vanilla extract. (Can be made ahead up to this point and stored in the refrigerator up to 1 month.)

  3. Pour 3 tablespoons sugar syrup into each glass, and top with 3 scoops of vanilla ice cream. Top with club soda. Garnish, if desired.