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Irish cream liqueur float  recipe

Irish cream liqueur float recipe

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For an indulgent dessert ready in five minutes, try this Irish cream liqueur float recipe. Layer up creamy vanilla ice cream with festive Irish liqueur, then finish with fizzy ginger ale, whipped cream and crushed sweets. See method

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare
  • 449 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 3 small scoops [140g] Carte D’Or Vanilla Ice-cream
  • 50ml Irish cream liqueur
  • 50ml low-calorie ginger ale
  • Dairy spray cream, to serve
  • 1 cocktail cherry (optional)
  • 1 crushed Humbug sweet (or 10g crushed candy canes), optional, to decorate

Perfect with:

Carte D'or vanilla ice creamSmooth vanilla ice cream made with real Madagascan vanilla Carte D'or vanilla ice cream
Smooth vanilla ice cream made with real Madagascan vanilla

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    15g 77%
  • Sugars

    43g 47%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 52.4g Protein 3g Fibre 0g


  1. Put the scoops of Carte D’Or Vanilla Ice Cream into a tall glass.
  2. Pour over the Irish cream liqueur then the ginger ale. Top with the dairy spray cream, a cocktail cherry, then scatter with the crushed Humbug or candy canes, if using.

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