Soda Fountain Recipe: Root Beer Float

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This recipe is also great with ginger ale, cola, or your favourite soft drink.

  • Portion size 1 serving


  • 8 oz root beer
  • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 dollop whipping cream (optional)
  • 1 maraschino cherry (optional)


Pour root beer into a tall glass. Float the scoop of ice cream over the root beer, allowing it to touch the rim of the glass without submerging it into the soft drink. Top with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.

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Soda Fountain Recipe: Root Beer Float