Who doesn’t love a good root beer float? With this recipe you get all that classic flavor on a stick — with a fraction of the carbs.

Nutritional Information

Serves: 4

Serving Size: 1 frozen pop

  • Calories: 63
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Total Fat: 5.5g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 3.5g


  • 12 ounces diet root beer, flat (leave on the counter with the cap off for a few hours)
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup light, sugar-free vanilla ice cream (such as Halo Top Vanilla Bean)

How To Make It

  1. In a medium bowl mix together root beer, heavy cream, and vanilla.
  2. Fill the bottoms of four pop molds with 2 tablespoons ice cream each.
  3. Pour root beer mixture into the molds over the ice cream until ¾ of the way full.
  4. Freeze for about 1 hour, then insert a craft stick ¾ of the way into the center of each mold.
  5. Freeze for an additional 3 to 4 hours. When ready to serve, remove pops from the molds by running each mold under warm water for a few seconds to loosen.

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