This keto root beer float is the perfect summer drink! With only 2 ingredients, this keto root beer float recipe totally customizable and kid-friendly.
What’s better than an ice-cold float on a hot summer day? This keto root beer float recipe is so easy you’ll be making it all summer long!
For more refreshing summer drinks check my top 10 best keto alcohol drinks of the summer. They can all be adapted to be “kid-friendly” too!
Keto Root Beer Float Recipe
I don’t know about you, but my favorite part of summer is all the ice-cold treats everywhere!
Staying keto-friendly with a major sweet tooth can have its challenges but I’m so happy to be able to enjoy this keto root beer float without feeling guilty.
With kiddos in the house, it can be hard to compromise, but I was happily surprised when the teen of the house went back for seconds… then thirds! Needless to say, everyone in your house will enjoy this keto root beer float!
The best part is how easy this 2-step keto root beer float is to make! Making this float a great treat for unexpected guests! It takes seconds to have tasty treats for any occasion. No prep, barely any clean-up, what’s not to love?
I didn’t think I’d see the day where I’d have to hide the Zevia and sugar-free ice cream! This keto root beer float is such a breeze the kiddos can make it on their own all summer long. Make sure to keep the ice cream and Zevia on deck for these yummy floats and any other summer goodies!
Did I mention that you can also “spike” your float with your favorite keto-friendly alcohol? For this recipe, I might opt for a white or spiced rum.
You can also customize this keto root beer float recipe to fit any palette with the variety of flavors that Zevia offers!
Keto Root Beer Float Ingredients
Ice Cream: To keep this recipe keto-friendly and make the root beer flavor pop, I used sugar-free vanilla ice cream.
Root Beer: For this recipe, I used Zevia Ginger Root Beer. But they have so many great flavors to choose from, you can choose your signature flavor.
Optional ingredients: You can dress up your float by adding sugar-free whipped cream or sugar-free chocolate syrup… maybe both!
Zevia is a lifesaver and a great alternative to make any recipe keto-friendly. You can also head to the Zevia site for more soda-themed recipes!
How to make a Keto Root Beer Float
Scoop ice cream. Place 1 scoop of ice cream in a tall glass.
Pour root beer. Pour your Zevia Root Beer over the top of the ice cream.
Add another scoop. Add an additional scoop of ice cream to float on top of your drink.
Add your toppings. If you opt for additional toppings, add them all and enjoy!
What to serve with a Keto Root Beer Float
Get ready to have a full yard all summer long. This keto root beer float recipe is great for any cook-out or barbecue. Make sure you have a big tub of sugar-free ice cream on hand and you can serve keto root beer floats as a treat with any meal. You can also make a “float bar” and include your favorite toppings. Some of my favorite keto-friendly toppings are:
- Sugar-free whipped cream
- Sugar-free chocolate syrup
- Sugar-free caramel
- Raspberries (in moderation)
Keto Root Beer Float Variations
Zevia has 15 different flavors that you can try in your keto root beer float! For this recipe, I used Zevia Ginger Root Beer but some of my other favorites are:
- Dr. Zevia
- Cherry Cola
- Creamy Root Beer
Questions you might have
Does Zevia only offer soda flavors?
They actually have a great product line that I cannot rave about enough! They also offer energy drinks, teas, alcohol mixers, Zevia Kidz sodas (with some fruity flavors), and flavored sparkling water. All with no calories, yes please!
- Place 1 scoop of ice cream in a tall glass
- Pour the Zevia Root Beer on top.
- Add 1 scoop of ice cream to float on top
- (Optional: Add whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup)
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 283Total Fat: 29gCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 3g