Root Beer Floats With Caramel Sauce
Cook time: 6-8 minutes | Yield: 4 Servings
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1/2 cup half-and-half
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 pint vanilla ice cream
- 3 cans root beer
For the Caramel Sauce:
Mix butter, brown sugar, half-and-half, and salt in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook while whisking gently for 5 to 7 minutes, until thicker. Add vanilla and cook another minute to thicken further. Turn off heat and pour sauce into a jar. Refrigerate until cold.
Scoop ice cream into tall (but wide mouth) glass or jar. Top with root beer to make a float. Pour caramel on top. Place spoon and straw into glass.