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Apple Cider Float

Posted on | December 20, 2012 | 6 Comments

This quick recipe is for sure going to be a crowd pleaser. Spiced apple cider meets vanilla icecream topped with a little bit or maybe a little bit more caramel sauce. This flavour combination is simply meant to be. It is just perfect! And whether you plan a party or have unexpected guests, with this drink you will not have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. This drink/dessert is done in no time.

I have never been quite fond of root beer floats. I am not quite fond of root beer to begin with. Some types are tolerable than others though. Root beer is a soda in the US which has at least to most German taste buds a flavour that resembles some sort of medicine rather than a pleasant soda. Now add some icecream to this drink and you have yourself a root beer float. No thank you… :-P  But apple cider and cinnamon and vanilla icecream and caramel sauce… That’s a completely different story. These flavours are meant to be together. This is such a delicious dessert or snack, and it is so easy to make. I hope you enjoy this treat. I certainly did.

Apple Cider Float


  • apple juice
  • ground cinnamon, to taste
  • ground cloves, to taste
  • vanilla icecream
  • caramel sauce
  • ground nutmeg
  • cinnamon sticks as decoration (optional)


In a saucepan, heat the apple cider. Add ground cinnamon and cloves to taste. Fill the warm or hot cider into glasses.

Add vanilla icecream to the glasses. Top with caramel sauce and sprinkle with ground nutmeg. You can add a cinnamon stick as decoration. Serve immediately with a spoon.


Source:  Rachael Ray

Heiβer Apfelsaft mit Vanilleeis


  • Apfelsaft
  • gemahlener Zimt, nach Geschmack
  • gemahlene Nelken, nach Geschmack
  • Vanilleeis
  • Karamellsauce
  • geriebene Muskatnuβ
  • bei Belieben Zimtstangen als Dekoration


Den Apfelsaft in einem Topf erhitzen. Mit Zimt und Nelken abschmecken. Den warmen bzw. heiβen Apfelsaft in Gläser gieβen.

Vanilleeis zum Apfelsaft in die Gläser geben. Dann die Karamellsauce über das Eis gieβen und mit Muskatnuβ bestreuen. Eine Zimtstange als Dekoration ins Eis stecken und sofort mit einem Löffel servieren.

Guten Appetit!

Quelle:  Rachael Ray


6 Responses to “Apple Cider Float”

  1. Katarina
    December 20th, 2012 @ 21:53

    Delicious flavors! What a lovely drink!

  2. BalticMaid
    December 20th, 2012 @ 22:35

    @ Katarina: Thank you!

  3. Emma
    December 21st, 2012 @ 01:36

    Yummy! Move over Gluehwein, Hot Applecider with some Calvados or Amaretto is my winterdrink 20012/13! :) Hope you have a merry christmas. Verregnete Gruesse aus Deutschland.

  4. BalticMaid
    December 22nd, 2012 @ 17:04

    Vielen lieben Dank!!! Ich wuensche Dir auch eine Frohe Weihnacht! Liebe Weihnachtsgruesse aus dem ebenfalls verregneten Kalifornien.

  5. Erin @ Texanerin Baking
    February 16th, 2013 @ 11:41

    Oh my gosh. That looks SO good! I don’t like root beer, either. And I don’t like any kind of soda with ice cream. So apple juice sounds great! I’m going to make this in the fall. :)

  6. BalticMaid
    February 19th, 2013 @ 15:47

    @ Erin: Thank you!!!! By the way, you don’t like root beer? Not many Americans say this. Has your hubby tried it? Most Germans think it’s a weird flavour for a soda. And yes, I completely agree soda and icecream is not a great combination in my books either. I am sure you love this apple cider float though. It’s like drinking apple pie :-D

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