Root Beer Granita Float

Root Beer Granita Float Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

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.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8 c
root beer
1 pt
vanilla ice cream

How to Make Root Beer Granita Float

Step-by-Step

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

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About Root Beer Granita Float

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American