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Emeril's Root Beer Floats

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 liter root beer, chilled
  • 4 large scoops vanilla ice cream
  • Flavored syrups, such as vanilla or cherry
  • Crushed root beer candies
  • 4 maraschino cherries, optional


  • Fill soda fountain glasses or other tall glasses 3/4 of the way full with the root beer. Place a scoop of ice cream in each glass. Top with a drizzle of flavored syrup, and sprinkle with the candies. Garnish each with a cherry.