Root Beer Float Popsicles {So Easy!} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

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Creamy Root Beer Float Popsicles are such a fun summer dessert. They are easy to make with only 2 ingredients. The perfect treat to eat during the summer heat. Come on in and I’ll share my recipe for this delicious popsicle…

root beer float popsicles

Root Beer Float Popsicles

Easy root beer float popsicles

We don’t always indulge ourselves with a soda treat, but Root Beer Floats are a summertime tradition.

Root Beer Float Popsicle Treat

This year, we added a new twist to one of our favorite ice cream desserts and turned it into a popsicle.

root beer float popsicle dessert

The kids all agreed – They taste just like a Frozen Root Beer Float.

What Goes Into a Root Beer Float?

  • 1 or 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream and root beer

How do you Make a Root Beer Float?

  • In a tall glass, place 1 or 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream. Pour root beer over the vanilla until the glass is full. Eat with a spoon and when it is all melted – drink the creamy mixture

easy root beer floats

What are the best types of Root Beer?

  • A&W
  • Barqs
  • IBC
  • Stewart’s ,
  • Dad’s Old Fashioned Root Beer

If you like homemade popsicle treats try my recipes for Orange Creamsicle Popsicles , Homemade Sweet Tea Popsicles,Homemade Sweet Tea Popsicles

Tips and Tricks for this Homemade Popsicle:

  • I’ve had comments that say you can substitute milk for the ice cream
  • Another reader commented that she has always used sweetened condensed milk in place of the ice cream and a splash of vanilla extract – yum!
  • Allow the bubbles to settle before adding more soda to the mold. Do this a few times until the mold is about halfway filled with soda
  • Let the popsicles freeze for at least 2 hours or overnight

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Root Beer Float Popsicles {So Easy!} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

easy root beer popsicles

Fun and easy summer dessert treats for the kids

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: freeze for 2 or more hours
  • Total Time: 0 minute
  • Yield: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Root Beer
  • Popsicle Molds or disposable cups

Instructions

  • Let vanilla ice cream soften and melt a little bit
  • Pour the semi-melted vanilla ice cream into the bottom of the popsicle – about 1/2 of the way up

how to make root beer float popsicles

  • Add soda until the fizz reaches the top
  • Let the fizz settle down and add more soda until the molds are filled up halfway with soda

how to make root beer float popsicles

  • Place lids onto the popsicles or clear wrap with popsicle sticks inserted into the middle of the mold

Notes

  • I’ve had comments that say you can substitute milk for the ice cream
  • Another reader commented that she has always used sweetened condensed milk in place of the ice cream and a splash of vanilla extract – yum!

Serving amounts will vary –¬† for 1 can of soda plus 1-2 cups of ice cream should be about 6-8 popsicle molds

 

 

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