If you love Root Beer, you’ve got to try the Ultimate Root Beer Float. It’s so delicious, with extra root beer flavor, and topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, caramel and a cherry on top!
I love summer holidays! The warmer weather and longer days gives us more time to celebrate. One of our favorite summer treats is a root beer float! They’re sort of a tradition, we have them for Father’s Day, 4th of July and whenever we have family BBQs by the pool.
This weekend, I didn’t want to make just any root beer float; I wanted to make one like you’d get in a restaurant… but even better. So I picked up a few of our favorite ice cream toppings and whipped up The Ultimate Root Beer Float.
How to Make the Ultimate Root Beer Float
- Root Beer
- Root Beer Extract
- Vanilla Ice Cream
- Whipped Cream
- Chocolate Syrup
- Caramel Syrup
- Maraschino Cherry
It’s pretty simple!
- Add ice cream to the bottom of a glass, and mix in 1 tsp root beer extract.
- Pour root beer over the ice cream.
- Add whipped cream, drizzle chocolate syrup, caramel syrup and top it all with a maraschino cherry.
The key to this float is the extra root beer extract added to the ice cream; the malt flavor gives it just the extra something the float needs. Then, the chocolate, caramel and whipped cream are just so good on top.
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The Ultimate Root Beer Float
- 2 scoops vanilla ice cream about 1/2 cup
- 1 cup root beer
- 1 tsp root beer extract
- whipped cream
- chocolate syrup
- caramel syrup
- maraschino cherry
- Scoop ice cream into a tall glass.
- Mix root beer extract with ice cream.
- Pour root beer over ice cream.
- Top with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, caramel syrup and maraschino cherry.
Recipe by Sydney from Tastefully Frugal