What makes classic root beer float special is caramel syrup. You can vary ingredient combinations as you prefer: Try orange soda, or chocolate ice cream topped with chocolate syrup.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2003

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Spoon 1/2 cup ice cream into each of 8 (12-ounce) glasses. Pour 3/4 cup root beer over ice cream in each glass. Drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon syrup. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

232 calories; calories from fat 11%; fat 2.8g; saturated fat 1.7g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 50g; fiber 0.3g; cholesterol 9mg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 135mg; calcium 110mg.
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