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Root Beer Float

Root Beer Float is a refreshing summertime treat made with vanilla ice cream topped with root beer, whipped cream, and a cherry on top.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Root Beer Float
Servings: 1
Calories: 804kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net


  • 3-4 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 can (12 ounces) root beer, or enough to top off the drink
  • whipped topping, for garnish
  • maraschino cherries, for garnish


  • In a large mug, add the scoops of ice cream.
  • Slowly pour root beer over the top. (Be careful when pouring; it will fizz up.)
  • Top with whipped topping and maraschino cherries, for garnish.


Calories: 804kcal