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Peychaud's ice cream and Sanbitter float

Peychaud's ice cream and Sanbitter float
Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

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Servings: 1 | Total time: 10 minutes, plus freezing time for the ice cream
Note: Adapted from Giovanni Martinez of Sadie LA. Sanbitter soda is available at select gourmet and Italian markets.

Peychaud's bitters ice cream

  • 1 1/2 cups of whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 8 1/2 ounces Peychaud's bitters

Step 1In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, sugar, cream and bitters. Freeze as directed in an ice cream maker. This makes about 1 1/2 quarts of ice cream, more than is needed for the remainder of the recipe.

Float assembly

  • 2 scoops Peychaud's bitters ice cream
  • 1 bottle Sanbitter soda
  • Lemon peel, for garnish

Step 1In a Collins glass, place the ice cream scoops and pour over the Sanbitter soda to fill. Garnish with a lemon peel.

Each cocktail:
863 calories; 4 grams protein; 94 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 46 grams fat; 29 grams saturated fat; 171 mg cholesterol; 57 grams sugar; 83 mg sodium.
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