Ginger Vanilla Float

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Recipe by ChrisMc

This is based on a recipe from Farallon restaurant, which I believe is in San Francisco - the recipe was in the newspaper, and is a great adult version of the classic ice-cream float.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

For a slightly lower cal option, I prefer to leave out he whipped cream. Otherwise, this is very refreshing and most enjoyable in summers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scoop ice cream into chilled 16 ounce glass.
  2. Add the lime juice.
  3. Fill with ginger ale or ginger beer (ginger beer has a much sharper, more spicy flavor, if you're unfamiliar with it).
  4. Top with whipped cream and coconut and garnish with a lime wedge, if desired.
  5. Serve immediately.
  6. To toast coconut, spread flaked coconut on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees, stirring frequently, for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. Remove from oven and store in an airtight container or bag until needed.

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