When I was little, one of my very favourite desserts was my dad’s rootbeer float. Though it’s been a while since I’ve indulged in one, to this day that classic dessert still ranks high atop my list. Now that I’m older, I thought I’d give that tasty treat a bit of a grown up twist. Enter: the blackberry vanilla cocktail float. A little homemade blackberry syrup mixed with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream topped with a shot of something sinful? It truly doesn’t get any better.
In a large saucepan, bring berries, sugar and water to a boil, stirring occasionally. Let cook for 10-15 minutes until juices are released. Press through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl and let cool completely.
Mix the blackberry syrup with the club soda.
Place one scoop of vanilla ice cream into a glass. Pour liquor of choice overtop of your ice cream, top with blackberry soda and garnish with rosemary and an additional berry!
By Lark & Linen
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