Ginger Beer Float with Vanilla Bourbon Ice Cream

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For the Ice Cream

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 C. sugar
  • 1 Tbls. vanilla bean paste
  • 2 C. heavy cream
  • 1 C. milk
  • 1/2 C. bourbon (use 1/4 C if you want a firmer ice cream)

For the Float


  1. To make ice cream, whisk eggs in bowl until thick and frothy. Slowly add sugar, whisking to combine. Continue whisking until sugar is dissolved. Whisk in cream, milk, bourbon and vanilla bean paste. Pour into ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. Let ice cream freeze in freezer for several hours or overnight.
  2. To make a ginger beer float, put scoops of ice cream in glass. Top with your favorite ginger beer.