Root Beer Float Popsicles

Delicious Root Beet float popsicles

Summer is just around the corner… no seriously… just around the corner. My question is… are you ready for a summer filled with with refreshing and frugal treats. One thing that my kids and I love to do is make different kinds of popsicles and this Root Beer Float popsicle is one of their favorites. The kids have a blast making them and they taste delicious – especially after a 100 degree type of day. :)

These are a money saver, because you wait and use the ice cream that you get on sale that week. Instead of paying $4 a box or more for specialty popsicles you can make them for $1 or less! Win win! root beer float popsicles - only 2 ingredients

You only need 2 ingredients: Ice cream and root beer. Pretty simple right?

You will need popsicle molds, but those are really inexpensive right now on Amazon. Besides these delicious Root Beer Float popsicles, you can make a a ton of fun popsicles this summer. These are definitely worth the small investment. popsicle molds

Here are a few of my favorite molds:

Find all the popsicle molds that are on sale right now here.

If you are using a mold that doesn’t include the stick, then you will need to use popsicle sticks. My problem with these is the sticks tend to float as it freezes. To solve this problem, just let the sticks soak in boiling water for about 15 minutes before you use them. Problem solved!

alternate the ice cream and rootbeer for the pefect root beer floats

There is no mixing required – you just alternate between the icecream and the root beer in your molds! It is that simple!

Root Beer Float Popsicles RecipeRootbeer float popsicles recipe

Root Beer Float Popsicles

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 24 hours

Ingredients

  • Root Beer
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Popsicle Mold or disposable paper cups
  • Popsicle Sticks (if your mold doesn't include them)

Instructions

  1. Get your Root beer ice cold before starting. I used cans and put them in my freezer for about 50 minutes.
  2. You are going to alternate layers of ice cream and root beer in the mold.
  3. Be careful - it may foam over so move slowly. Clean up any overflow.
  4. Insert Sticks and freeze overnight.
  5. Run mold briefly under hot water if needed to release popsicles easily from the mold.
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Doesn’t this just look delicious?

 

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  1. […] Eating on a Dime shows us how to make a root beer float on a stick. All you need is root beer and whatever ice cream is on sale. This couldn’t be any easier. Carrie from Eating on a Dime gives a great hint, if you aren’t using molds with attachable sticks. Soak the sticks in boiling water for about 15 minutes to keep them from floating. The kids will have fun helping making these treat. You just alternate the root beer and ice cream to fill the mold or Dixie Cups. […]

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