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Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Float recipe || This easy 5 minute dessert has all the flavors of fall that you love without the stress of baking up a storm! || @thismessisours #glutenfree #pumpkinspice

It may be fall everywhere else in the country, but it is blistering 100 degree heat here in Southern California and I just can’t bring myself to crank up the oven. So we’ve been celebrating pumpkin season with these pumpkin spice ice cream floats! 

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Float recipe || This easy 5 minute dessert has all the flavors of fall that you love without the stress of baking up a storm! || @thismessisours #glutenfree #pumpkinspice

It’s a fast and easy dessert that only takes a few minutes to whip up and is even impressive enough to serve to guests! Personally, I like to make these with my homemade slow cooker pumpkin butter, but store bought works too. 

Today I am sharing this recipe as a part of Sara of Cake Over Steak’s annual #virtualpumpkinparty!! We have contributed to this epic online pumpkin-palooza for 3 years now and it is always a treasure trove of all things pumpkin. Be sure you click here to head over to the party and see all of the tasty treats!! 

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Float recipe || This easy 5 minute dessert has all the flavors of fall that you love without the stress of baking up a storm! || @thismessisours #glutenfree #pumpkinspice

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Float
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Serves: 3 floats
 
This recipe also works well with cranberry butter and apple butter in place of the pumpkin butter.
Ingredients
  • 3 heaping tablespoons pumpkin butter
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle ginger beer, I prefer Bundaberg ginger beer
  • 9 scoops vanilla bean ice cream
Instructions
  1. In a large carafe mix the pumpkin butter and ginger beer together until the pumpkin butter has completely dissolved. Set aside.
  2. Divide the ice cream scoops between 3 glasses then pour equal amounts of the pumpkin ginger beer mixture in each glass.
  3. Serve immediately.
Want to see our contributions to the #virtualpumpkinparty in the past? 

Gluten Free Marbled Pumpkin Muffins recipe || @thismessisours #virtualpumpkinpartyGluten Free Marbled Pumpkin Muffins || If I had to pick just one decadent baked good to crank out of my kitchen all autumn long these Marbled Pumpkin Muffins would be the one! They are totally decadent, with a tender crumb and are chock-full of dark chocolate. Pretty perfect right!?

Pumpkin Spice Pizzelle Ice Cream Sandwiches recipe || @thismessisours #virtualpumpkinparty Pumpkin Spice Pizzelle Ice Cream Sandwiches || Apparently 2 years ago I was on an ice cream kick too!! Our entire family looks forward to these ice cream sandwiches every fall. Trust me, they’re easy eatin’!

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  1. Oh. My. Gosh. This is not only such a genius idea, but pumpkin ice cream floats sound SO GOOD. Especially with ginger beer!! I haven’t had an ice cream float in forever, but I used to love the creamy fizzy thing going on. Thank you for the inspiration!!! 😀

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Meg van der Kruik is the writer, mother, photographer, designer, cook and creative spirit behind This Mess is Ours. After her infant son was diagnosed with a gluten allergy, she dedicated herself to learning to make meals the whole family would love. It’s a bit of a mess – cooking for a vegetarian and three meat-eaters with a range of gluten + dairy sensitivities, but she manages to bring them together every night around their little family table.