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This Root Beer Float recipe is made with root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt. A classic American Summer dessert that’s easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of A&W®. The opinions and texts are all mine.

Root Beer Float - Consisting of root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt, this American Summer classic is easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

AN EASY AND DELICIOUS SUMMER DESSERT

Ain’t that just a big glass of Summer? It shore is! Hey Hey, Summer! Hey Hey, friends! Welcome back! SO happy to see you!

I’m popping in today to talk to you about Root Beer Floats!

I don’t think I’ve had a Root Beer Float since I was like, 12! But, here I am now and my next go at them was with a scoop of frozen yogurt. Ha! So refreshing and sweet! Please come over so I can feed you an A&W® Float, like, right now.

Root Beer Float - Consisting of root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt, this American Summer classic is easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

So back in the day, like waaaay back, we used to have an open campus lunch at school. Jealous?! You should be.
Thus, during lunch, we would all scatter around; some would go to McD’s, others to B. King, and me? My friends and I would go to Papa’s Deli for ice cream, root beer floats, and feta cheese. 😀 Life was dang awesome!

Root Beer Float - Consisting of root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt, this American Summer classic is easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

Root Beer Float - Consisting of root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt, this American Summer classic is easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

Papa would bust out the 1960s ice cream glasses and fill ’em to the rim with vanilla ice cream and A&W® Root Beer, in the dead of Winter, mid of Spring, and all throughout the Summer. Think: the most gigantic Root Beer Floats in frosty glasses. I KNOW. I can’t deal either.

Fast forward to many years later – I’m not telling you how many – and now I get to do the same for my kids!

Root Beer Float - Consisting of root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt, this American Summer classic is easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

I mean, don’t these look so necessary, especially when you’re a little kid?

They are so necessary.

It’s a simple and small indulgence, but it creates a fun family experience, and it’s always something my kids look forward to. Whenever we go down the pop/soda aisle at Meijer, they reach for the A&W bottles almost instantly. Couple aisles down, we grab some vanilla frozen yogurt and off we go! It keeps us all happy and entertained and it’s all in the name of Summer FUN.

A & W Root Beer Float

The only difference in mine is that I use frozen yogurt; trying to cut down just a bit on the cream and sugar, you know? Doesn’t matter, though. You can’t taste the difference. A Root Beer Float with whipped cream and maraschino cherries on top is just the perfect summer drink. Try it!

In the meantime, hop over to your Meijer mPerks and start clipping and saving. In addition, you can buy 1 A&W® 2-liter, Get 1 Free using mPerks digital coupon at your local Meijer.

ENJOY!

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Root Beer Float Recipe

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WW Freestyle: 9
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
This Root Beer Float recipe is made with root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt. A classic American Summer dessert that's easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!
Course: Dessert, Drinks, Drinks/Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 200
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 scoops Vanilla Frozen Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup A&W® Root Beer
  • whipped cream
  • marachino cherries

Instructions 

  • Add 2 scoops of ice cream in a tall glass.
  • Slowly pour A&W Root Beer over ice cream.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Root Beer Float Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2.5g13%
Cholesterol 1.4mg0%
Sodium 102.6mg4%
Carbohydrates 40.9g14%
Sugar 22.5g25%
Protein 2.9g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: root beer float recipe, how to make a root beer float, easy summer desserts

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Root Beer Float - Consisting of root beer and vanilla frozen yogurt, this American Summer classic is easy to make and creates an amazing mix of flavors!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of A&W®. The opinions and texts are all mine.

Buy 1 A&W® 2-liter, Get 1 Free using mPerks digital coupon at your local Meijer

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of A&W®. The opinions and texts are all mine.

 

8 Responses
  1. lisa

    Honestly I’m just here for the picture as an example but the fact people actually make recipes for root beer floats made me laugh out loud! Thanks for making my day!<3

  2. Sandi (@fearless_dining)

    I can’t remember the last time I had a root beer float. This looks so good that I need to try one soon.

  3. Justine | Cooking and Beer

    I’m not a huge fan of root beer. I wish I was, so I could make these delicious-looking floats! I may just have to sub in another soda just so I can try your recipe! Looks amazing, girlfriend!

  4. Kacey @ The Cookie Writer

    I have never cared for pop/soda, but there is something about A&W root beer! Even my dad has to have one 🙂 My daughter will love these!

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