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Toast St. Patrick’s Day With This Delightful Baileys Irish Float

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PREP TIME
15 min
YIELDS
1 drink

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect day to indulge in this fun drink! Combining the two most popular beverages of choice, this ice-cream float is a real Irish treat. It’s perfectly thick and creamy and is loaded with chocolate-y goodness. Topped with Guinness beer, this treat will quickly become a fan favourite. 

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Ingredients

Chocolate Syrup

1
cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1
cup granulated sugar
1
cup cold water
¼
tsp salt
1
Tbsp pure vanilla extract

Bailey's Irish Float

3-4
scoops vanilla ice cream
1
cup Guinness beer
¼
cup Baileys Irish Cream
¼
cup chocolate syrup
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Directions

Step 1

For the chocolate syrup, in a medium saucepan, whisk together the cocoa powder and sugar until blended.

Step 2

Add cold water, salt, and vanilla extract and continue to whisk over medium heat until boiling, stirring constantly.

Step 3

Continue boiling until mixture thickens, about 3 to 4 minutes. 

Step 4

Remove from heat, set aside and cool. 

Step 5

Refrigerate in an airtight container to store for up to a month. 

Step 6

To assemble the float, scoop three to four scoops of vanilla ice cream into a tall glass. 

Building the Baileys Irish float with ice cream
Step 7

Pour Guinness beer and Baileys Irish Cream over the ice cream. 

Pouring Baileys Irish Cream over Guinness and vanilla ice cream
Step 8

Drizzle with chocolate syrup. 

Drizzling chocolate syrup on Baileys Irish Float
Step 9

Serve immediately.  

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