Great afternoon treat..
WOW! I love this! It was refreshing and not as filling as a real ice cream float. Less calories too! Although my milk soda ratio was a bit off. Made as a Recipe Nap for Veg 'N Swap tag.
I tried this with coca cola as I cant get root beer here in Germany and found it quite interesting. Ive never had anything like it and cant really compare it to regular float. Its kinda creamy and sweet and not bad, but somehow milk and coke wont become my favourite pair. Maybe its more of an acquired taste... All in all Im very happy I tried this and would even make it again as its refreshing and healthy (using sugar-free soda).
THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing your recipe with us, Veggie_Cook!
Made and reviewed for my chosen chef during Veggie Swap #36 July 2011.
I'm thinking perhaps the acid in the orange soda caused it to curdle. I tried it with reg cola and it turned out just fine. I added a couple of tsp. of sugar to make my sweet tooth happy.
I made this today because I had some milk to use up. I really enjoyed it! I usually use heavy cream/root beer together due to the low carb count. (diet root beer) However, I used low carb milk and got the same taste. thanks! :)
We really didn't like this. I used orange soda, my husband's favorite. The milk/soda mixture formed a top layer that was foamy and looked curdled, and the bottom was just soda. It was not appealing to look at, and didn't taste anything like a float should taste. I was hoping for success, but this just didn't work for us.