Brown Cow (Root Beer or Cola Float)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

The caramel syrup is what makes this drink special! You can also make this using orange soda with chocolate ice cream and chocolate syrup YUMMMMMM!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 8 cups chilled root beer (or use Coke Cola soda)
  • 8 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping (or to taste)


  1. Place 1 large scoop vanilla ice cream into 8 tall glasses.
  2. Pour 3/4 cup root beer over the ice cream.
  3. Drizzle each glass with about 1 tablespoon caramel syrup.
  4. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

The *Brown Cow* is a perfect name, for a perfect taste, from a perfect Kitten. How appropriate a cattle farm should have this wonderful delightful treat this afternoon. I made this into 2 servings and used real, honest to goodness, "Stewarts" root beer, Bryers ice cream, and the ever so yummy caramel sauce ice cream topping lightly drizzled atop. Wonderful and will make often! Thank you Kitten for another strking-ing-ling great recipe! Made for *I Recommend* February 2009.

Andi of Longmeadow Farm February 04, 2009

This was the best Root Beer Float ever! We all really enjoyed it. The caramel topping gave it that extra "Mmmmmmm" that makes this such a wonderful treat.

NorthwestGal December 19, 2008

Used Pepsi & Panna Cotta Gelato in mine and Carly had the more traditional Root Beer. Both were delicious Made for the KITTENCAL cook-a-thon in memory of her beloved husband.

Julie B's Hive December 06, 2008

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