Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

root beer granita float

Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

A childhood favorite gets fancy: Root beer granita is topped with vanilla ice cream, then drizzled with root beer syrup. Try making this with a microbrew root beer.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For root beer granita float

  • 8 c
    root beer
  • 1 pt
    vanilla ice cream

How To Make root beer granita float

  • 1
    Pour 4 cups root beer into 13x9x2-inch baking pan; freeze until set, about 4 hours or overnight.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, boil remaining 4 cups root beer in large saucepan until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 30 minutes. Cool root beer syrup.
  • 3
    Using tines of fork, scrape frozen root beer into icy flakes, then mix gently in pan to blend.
  • 4
    Spoon 3/4 cup root beer granita into each of 6 clear glasses or dessert cups.
  • 5
    Top granita with scoop of ice cream. Drizzle each with 4 teaspoons root beer syrup and serve.

Categories & Tags for Root Beer Granita Float: