Root beer floats are a staple to any ice cream shop. They're nostalgic, delicious, and perfect for any theme. On top of that, they're cheap to produce and easy to make! If you want to learn the 3 secrets to the best root beer float, keep reading.
1. Don't Let it Froth Over
A major mistake some ice cream shops make with root beer floats is making them in the wrong order. This can cause frothing and volcano-like messes. How can you avoid that? It's simple, make your root beer floats with the soda first!
Try making your root beer floats by first filling clear plastic cold cups a little more than half with soda. Then scooping in your desired amount of ice cream and topping it with a lid. Finish by adding the last little bit of soda to fill the cup.
For the perfect amount of ice cream, try using our 2 oz ice cream scooper for small and manageable scoops.
2. Garnish Your Root Beer Floats
Every drink needs a topper and every sundae needs a cherry! Root beer floats are the perfect intersection of sundaes and drinks. After you've added your last little bit of root beer, wait for the fizz to subside and top with whipped cream and a cherry! It's the perfect finishing touch.
3. Try New Flavors
A classic root beer float is a quintessential summer treat. Elevate your root beer floats by trying different sodas or different flavors of ice cream.
Here are some fun combinations to try:
Creamsicle: Orange Soda + Vanilla Ice Cream + Orange Bursting Boba
Chocolate Fizz: Cream Soda + Chocolate Ice Cream + Chocolate Sprinkles
Butterbeer: Cream Soda + Butterscotch Ice Cream + Caramel Sauce
Cherry Chocolate: Black Cherry Soda + Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream + Chocolate Sprinkles + Cherry
Root beer floats are a classic summer treat. It's easy to make and there's an option for every customer. With these 3 secrets to the best root beer float for your ice cream shop, you won't have any issues with your root beer floats.
Tell us in the comments about your favorite flavor combination for floats. We love hearing from you!