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5 from 2 votes

Groot Beer Floats

A simple no-churn vanilla ice cream amped up with chocolate covered pretzels and topped with root beer for one of the best root beer float recipes out there! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 579
Author: BritniV


  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups heavy cream cold
  • 5 oz FLIPZ Chocolate Covered Pretzels broken into small pieces
  • Root Beer


  • For the Ice Cream: 
    Chill a 9x5x3 metal loaf pan in the refrigerator.
    Whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and salt together in a large bowl.
    Whip the heavy cream with a mixer on high speed until peaks form, 2-3 minutes. 
    Add one cup of the whipped cream into the milk mixture and stir until thoroughly combined. 
    Fold the milk mixture back into the heavy cream and mix with a spatula until completely blended together.
    Pour mixture into the chilled loaf pan, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    Remove from refrigerate and add broken chocolate covered pretzel pieces on top. Mix in with a plastic spatula until well mixed. Top with a few more pretzel pieces, replace plastic wrap, and put back into the refrigerator. 
    Refrigerate until frozen, another 2-3 hours. 

For the root beer floats

  • Scoop 2-3 scoops of ice cream into a large cup. Add the desired amount of root beer and enjoy. 


Adapted from Food Network.


Calories: 579kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 89mg | Vitamin A: 1750IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 77mg