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Grown-Up Root Beer Float

I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love a good root beer float. Have you? Creamy vanilla ice cream floating in...

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I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love a good root beer float. Have you? Creamy vanilla ice cream floating in a tall glass of frosty root beer on a hot summer day… what's not to love? Add some spiced rum and nutmeg to the mix and you have an adult drink with all the fun of being a kid again.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup homemade vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground nutmeg, plus more to taste
  • 2 Ounces spiced rum
  • 12 Ounces high-quality root beer

Directions

Add half of the vanilla ice cream to a tall glass and sprinkle with about a 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg. Pour the rum and root beer over the ice cream. Top with the remaining ice cream, sprinkle with additional ground nutmeg, and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving137
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar16gN/A
Saturated2g11%
Cholesterol15mg5%
Protein1g2%
Carbs17g6%
Vitamin A39µg4%
Vitamin B120.1µg2.1%
Vitamin C0.2mg0.3%
Calcium47mg5%
Fiber0.3g1%
Folate (food)2µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)2µgN/A
Magnesium6mg1%
Monounsaturated1gN/A
Phosphorus36mg5%
Polyunsaturated0.1gN/A
Potassium67mg2%
Sodium38mg2%
Sugars, added7gN/A
Zinc0.3mg2%