Root Beer Ice with Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream, Ginger and Chocolate Wafer Cookie with Vanilla Buttercream Filling

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The Dessert Architect

By Robert Wemischner

Published 2009

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Root beer ice “float” with Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream and ginger and chocolate sandwich cookie with buttercream filling. A bit of soda fountain nostalgia colors this fanciful and generous-sized construction. Perfect for the kid in everyone, this frozen dessert combines crunch and cream in a sophisticated combination of flavors that are at once familiar and yet new. Crunchy comes three times in the forms of the icy root beer shell, the thin short dough layers of the cookie, and the suga