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Root Beer Floats

Root Beer:
1 ounce root beer concentrate
2 1/2 pounds granulated sugar
2 1/2 gallons lukewarm water
2 pounds dry ice (Note: Do NOT handle dry ice with bare hands – use tongs or rubber gloves.)


Mix together the root beer concentrated, sugar and water in a large container (do not use aluminum). Carefully add the dry ice and let the mixture stand for approximately 20 min.
Ice Cream
Ice Cream Ingredients:
4 cups half-and-half
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 Tbl. vanilla
2 cups whipping cream
2 drops orange food coloring


Combine half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add cream and mix well. Add food coloring and mix again.

Place in ice cream freezer and follow the directions as specified for your ice cream freezer unit.

To Make the Root Beer Floats:

In a tall glass, place one scoop of ice cream, fill with root beer and serve.

Left over foot beer can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight glass or plastic container.

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