Ginger Vanilla Float
Ginger and coconut give an exotic twist to the traditional ice cream float.
- 2 scoops (about 1/3 cup each) vanilla ice cream
- chilled ginger beer or ginger ale
- squeeze of fresh lime juice
- 3 Tbs lightly sweetened whipped cream
- 1 Tbs toasted shredded coconut*
- lime slice, for garnish
- Place ice cream in a tall 16-ounce glass. Fill with ginger beer. Add a squeeze of lime juice; stir. Top with whipped cream and coconut. Garnish with lime slice. Serve immediately with straws and a spoon.
- To toast coconut:Heat an oven to 350F. Spread coconut on a baking sheet with sides. Bake in the center of the oven 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring often. Cool. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board
Calories from Fat 286 (53%)
(52%)Total Fat 34g
(128%)Saturated Fat 26g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 61g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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