Everyone makes ice cream floats with vanilla ice cream. What about making your own root beer flavored ice cream?
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1 3/4cupheavy cream
2tablespoonsroot beer extract*
In a medium size sauce pan, combine milk and cream. Bring to a low simmer. In a large mixing bowl beat egg yolks. Slowly add in sugar. Beat until mixture is light yellow and thick. Slowly pour hot milk mixture into the egg yolk mixture beating constantly. Return to pan; add salt and cook over low heat until the mixture coats the back of a spoons. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and root beer extract. Pour into a large bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until completely cool. 2-4 hours. I prefer overnight. Makes 1 1/2 quarts.
Pour chilled mixture into an ice cream maker. Freeze according to manufacturers directions. Pour into a container and return to freezer. Freeze until firm.
For root beer floats: Scoop ice cream into tall glasses. Pour chilled root beer over ice cream. Serve immediately.
*If root beer extract is not available, reduce 12 oz root beer by simmering over low heat. Reduce liquid to 2 tablespoons.
Root Beer Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Vitamin A 765IU15%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.