No, we’re not claiming soymilk comes from a cow. Today’s retro-hip version of the soda fountain classic Black Cow —also known as a root beer float made with ice cream— is made with vanilla soymilk. It has the added flavor of coffee and perhaps a drop of lime juice. Vanilla soymilk provides creaminess as well as protein.
1 cup root beer
½ cup vanilla soymilk
¼ teaspoon coffee extract
optional, ½ teaspoon lime juice (fresh, or bottled)
optional, a dollop of ice cream or soy ice cream to float on top
Add root beer. Vanilla soymilk, coffee extract and optional lime juice to a glass. If desired, top with a small amount of soy ice cream.To create a cocktail, add a shot of Kahlua.