Last Updated on October 10, 2022 by The Noms
A Pumpkin Ice Cream Float is a great fall treat. This boozy treat is easy to make and even easier to eat with bourbon and hard cider, so make sure to head to the store and get some pumpkin ice cream!
Nothing comes together as quickly and easily as an ice cream float does! And a boozy pumpkin ice cream float is the perfect dessert and drink for fall. October is the perfect time to find hard cider for this cocktail. We have been celebrating pumpkin season with this pumpkin ice cream float recipe!
This post contains affiliate links for products that we think you as readers might find useful, and we make commission off of these! For more details about our affiliates, click our Disclosure and Contacts Page.
This is a fast and easy dessert cocktail that only takes a few minutes to make and is even impressive enough to serve to guests, especially at a Halloween party!
This Pumpkin Ice Cream Float is perfect for fall when it is still warm enough outside to enjoy ice cream, but you know fall is in the air!
Pumpkin Ice Cream Float
This dessert cocktail is creamy, rich and has the great fall pumpkin flavor for the pumpkin obsessed of you! We added bourbon to this float to give it a bit of punch, but also more fall flavor. The bourbon also cuts back the sweetness a little.
Between the creamy melting pumpkin ice cream, the crisp, bubbly hard cider, bite of the bourbon and dash of chocolate bitters, this is the perfect fall treat!
Making the Boozy Float
First you add a few scoops to a glass, (we used a rocks glass, but stemless wine glasses work too) we didn’t measure the ice cream, and I am sure you won’t either! The softer the ice cream is makes it easier to scoop, but it also melts a lot quicker. So we used it right out of the freezer, even though it was a little hard, but we didn’t want it to melt too fast.
Pour in the bourbon and dashes of chocolate bitters. Then, top with the hard apple cider. Feel free to play around with the amounts of ingredients, it needs to serve your flavor profile!
We have made floats before, a Blueberry Mint Sorbet Wine Float, but not like this great Pumpkin Ice Cream Float. This one is on a whole new level! This float is a refreshing cocktail when you want that fall pumpkin flavor without jumping right into warm winter drinks.
All you hard cider and pumpkin lovers go ahead and give this a try!
Also, don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and tag #gastronomcocktails so we can see all the wonderful recipes YOU recreate from this site!
You can also subscribe to our newsletter so you never miss a delicious recipe again!
Like this recipe? Try these below, too!
Other Boozy Floats
- Lime Sherbet Margarita Float
- Boozy Peach Amaretto Float – Liquid Culture
- Strawberry Rhubarb Daiquiri Float
- Boozy Whiskey Ice Cream Float – Little Epicurean
- Hot Chocolate Floats – A Zesty Bite
Pumpkin Ice Cream Float
A Pumpkin ice cream float is easy to make! Just 4 ingredients and made a great float with hard apple cider!
- 2 scoops pumpkin ice cream
- 1.50 ounces bourbon
- 3 drops chocolate bitters
- Hard Apple Cider
- Scoop out ice cream into a glass.
- Pour bourbon over ice cream, and add bitters.
- Top with hard apple cider.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 688Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 126mgCarbohydrates: 71.1gSugar: 68.1gProtein: 2g
PIN THIS PUMPKIN ICE CREAM FLOAT RECIPE FOR LATER!
Interested in stocking your own home bar? Make sure to see our favorites at our Amazon Store!
If you liked this post, don’t forget to subscribe for new (and of course free) recipes by entering your email address on the side bar (and get all the recipes delivered to your inbox when we post), so you don’t miss out on a thing. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter!
Gastronomblog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com