The next time you find yourself reminiscing about the good old days at the soda fountain, satisfy your ice cream float cravings with this grown-up take on the classic dessert. It combines the nostalgic duo of cola and vanilla ice cream with the tropical booziness of white rum. A few dashes of Angostura bitters temper the drink’s sweetness, while adding a sarsaparilla funk. Instead of using the usual corn syrup-sweetened cola, we suggest malty, sugarcane-based Mexican Coke.
Rum & Coke Float
Vanilla Ice Cream
4 oz White Rum
2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
7-10 dashes Angostura Bitters
- Add the rum, bitters and ice cream to a milkshake glass.
- Pour Mexican Coke on top and serve with a straw and a long spoon.