I love Root Beer. Root Beer Floats are a favorite of mine. They bring me back to my childhood. That is what inspired me to create this yummy Root Beer Float Fudge recipe! Root Beer and Vanilla ice cream flavors swirl together to create fudge that tastes just like a Root Beer Float!
In 1889, Willoughby M. McCormick went door to door selling one of McCormick & Company’s first products, Root Beer Extract. From there, the product quickly rose in popularity and led to a trending sensation of root beer floats and root beer home brewing in the early 1900s. Have you ever made homemade root beer? It’s amazing! You can make homemade root beer with the McCormick Root Beer Extract!
- 2 Cups White Sugar
- 3/4 Cups Sour Cream do not use fat free or light
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/2 Cup butter cubed
- 12 oz Package White Chocolate Chips
- 7 oz Jar Marshmallow Cream
- 1 1/2 tsp McCormick Vanilla Extract
- 2 tsp McCormick Root Beer Extract
- Line an 8" x 8" pan with aluminum foil and spray foil with non-stick cooking spray.
- In medium saucepan combine sugar, sour cream, salt, and butter and stir together over medium heat.
- Continue stirring until melted.
- Insert candy thermometer.
- Cook, stirring continually, until temperature reaches 235 degrees F.
- Once it has reached 235 degrees F add white chocolate chips and marshmallow cream.
- Stir constantly until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.
- Remove from heat and stir in McCormick Vanilla Extract.
- Quickly pour 1 1/2 cups of fudge into small bowl and set aside.
- Add McCormick Root Beer Extract to remaining fudge in pan.
- Stir and pour into prepared foil pan.
- Quickly pour the white fudge you set aside on top of the Root Beer layer and run a butter knife through to create swirls. Do this quickly before fudge begins to set.
- Let fudge sit at room temp for 4 hours or overnight to set.
- You can easily remove it from the pan by lifting the foil from the pan.
- Cut into small, bite size squares.
- Store in an airtight container.
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