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Let's Float Through Summer

When I was little, my mom used to enjoy Root Beer floats. To this day, I still enjoy Root Beer!
However, there are so many flavor combinations you can choose to make an ice cream float. I am here to get your creativity flowing with a few ideas to get you started.

First, pour your carbonated beverage into a tall glass.

Then, add a scoop or two of ice cream. Finish off with a straw.

For a special treat, you can top your float with whipped topping! 

Fun fact: The ice cream float was invented by Robert McCay Green in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1874. He sold vanilla ice cream with soda and offered a choice of 16 flavored syrups. 

Ice Cream floating in a glass with whipped cream, a bright red cherry and little candies rim the glass over some chocolate syrup
Clasic Root Beer Float

Classic Root Beer Float

Ingredients: Root Beer and Vanilla Ice Cream

Instructions: Pour your favorite brand of root beer into the glass- do not fill all the way, you can always pour more. 

Next add a scoop of vanilla ice cream . 

We rimmed our glass with chocolate syrup and added some fancy candy sprinkles. We then topped the float with whipped cream, a Maraschino cherry, and a few chocolate sprinkles.

 

 

Orange creamy drink with straw
Orange Creamsicle Float

Orange Creamsicle Float

Ingredients: Orange Soda and Vanilla Ice Cream 

Instructions: Pour your favorite brand of orange soda into a glass- do not fill all the way, you can always pour more.

Next add a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

We rimmed our glass with a little honey and rolled it insome orange sprinkles.

There is a certain treat I do enjoy from time to time during the hot months…
an ice cream float!

More Float Ideas

Punch Bowl Float – Ginger Ale and Sherbert Ice Cream 

Cranberry Float- Cranberry Ginger Ale and Vanilla Ice Cream 

Fruitsicle Float – Cheerwine and Vanilla Ice Cream 

The possibilities are truly endless. How about vanilla coke and chocolate ice cream? I could go on and on.

More Ice Cream Float Recipes

Chocolate Stout Float
Fizzy Pink Drink in Cocktail Glass with Ice Cream , Cherries and Mint
Cherry Float
Rainbow Sherbert Float
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