Blackberry Ginger Ice Cream Float

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 339 calories
    • Fat 8
    • Sat Fat 4
    • Cholesterol 29
    • Sodium 56
    • Protein 4
    • Carbohydrate 68
    • Sugar 62
    • Fiber 5
    • Iron 1
    • Calcium 110

Combine the blackberries, sugar, lemon peel, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until berries have fallen apart and juices are syrupy, 15 to 20 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer, pushing on solids to extract all the liquid. (Makes 1 cup). Let cool.Divide syrup and ice cream between 4 tall glasses. Top with ginger beer. 

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 6-ounce containers blackberries
  2. Check 1/2 cup sugar
  3. Check 2 strips lemon peel
  4. Check 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  5. Check 2 12-ounce cans ginger beer

Directions

  1. Combine the blackberries, sugar, lemon peel, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until berries have fallen apart and juices are syrupy, 15 to 20 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer, pushing on solids to extract all the liquid. (Makes 1 cup). Let cool.
  2. Divide syrup and ice cream between 4 tall glasses. Top with ginger beer.