How to make a Guinness Ice Cream Float

Guinness Ice Cream Float recipe. Image copyright Ireland Calling
Guinness Ice Cream Float recipe. Image copyright Ireland Calling

A drop of Guinness might not be the first thing that springs to mind when thinking of ingredients for a delicious dessert.

However, the classic Irish drink has proved to have hidden depths, especially when in the hands of the experts.

Guinness Ice Cream Float recipe. Image copyright Ireland Calling

In this case the experts are the Tipsy Bartenders who have created a video showing how to make what they have called a ‘St Patrick’s Day Guinness Float’ as well as the fantastic Emeril Lagasse, and Cathy Rankin from SheKnows.

Of course, you need more than just a pint of the black stuff to be able to serve up something that would constitute a recognisable dessert.

For the Guinness Ice Cream Float you will also need more traditional ingredients for sweets such as caramel, whipped cream and ice cream.

The Guinness Ice Cream Float is more than simply a dessert, it can also be great as a drink to get the party started at the beginning of a night.

As the Tipsy Bartenders say on their YouTube page: “This sexy, simple drink will blow your mind.”

Guinness Ice Cream Float recipe

Guinness Stout
3 Scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
Whipped Cream
Caramel Syrup
Sprinkles

Take a look at the video by Tipsy Bartender below.

Take a look at Emeril Lagasse’s version:

How about SheKnow’s Cathy Rankin:

Recipes More-Irish-recipesIngredients unit converter

Do you qualify to become an Irish citizen?

There are three main ways for a person to qualify for Irish citizenship – through birth, through marriage or civil partnership or through naturalisation. Check if you qualify for Irish citizenship

Did you know?

Despite funerals being the saddest of occasions, they often produce wonderfully warm and life-affirming poems and blessings. The Irish have a great tradition for funeral poems and blessings. Find out more.

Have you heard about…

Some of the most popular surnames in Ireland have histories that go back hundreds, even thousands of years. Several originated from the ancient Irish clans that ruled various parts of the country over the centuries. Find out the stories of some of the most common names in Ireland.

What about this…

Brian Boru is known as the last High King of Ireland and is even credited with seeing off the Vikings who had terrorised the Irish for over 200 years. Find out more.
Copy Protected by Chetan's WP-Copyprotect.