Root Beer Floats with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Root Beer Floats with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Savor this quick and easy dessert drink recipe by Tiffani Thiessen from Dinner at Tiffani's.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Mixing
  • Preparation Time 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Cooking Time 40 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
As seen on Dinner At Tiffani's
Ingredients
  • VANILLA ICE CREAM:
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Whole Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ROOT BEER FLOAT:
  • 680 grams Root Beer
Method
  1. For the vanilla ice cream:
  2. Whisk the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the cream and milk, a little at a time, until incorporated; then add the sugar, a little at a time, whisking until completely dissolved
  3. Pour the mixture into a glass bowl set over a pot of simmering water and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon, about 40 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Let the ice cream base cool completely before adding it to an electric ice cream maker. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions
  1. For the root beer float:
  2. In a frosty mug, add 2 large scoops of the vanilla ice cream, then top off with root beer. Repeat with the remaining ice cream and root beer. Serve with large straws and spoons

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