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Root Beer Float Cake I

Root Beer Float Cake I

"This cake has good old fashioned flavor. The kids will love it! For decoration you can sprinkle crushed root beer candies over the top. This cake is best served with vanilla ice cream."
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1 h servings 239 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings


  • Calories:
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 262 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the cake mix, 12 ounces root beer, oil and eggs until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely. Poke holes in the cake with a skewer at 2 inch intervals. Pour Root Beer Glaze evenly over cake.
  4. To make the Root Beer Glaze: combine the confectioners sugar and 3 tablespoons of root beer in a small bowl. Beat until smooth.

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  1. 77 Ratings

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Ohhhh- this cake was awesome!! We loved this cake! I took the advice of some others to have more of a rootbeer flavor and doubled the glaze. The rootbeer flavor was still pretty mild but delicio...

Most helpful critical review

It was good but wasn't as "rootbeery" as I'd hoped.

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Ohhhh- this cake was awesome!! We loved this cake! I took the advice of some others to have more of a rootbeer flavor and doubled the glaze. The rootbeer flavor was still pretty mild but delicio...

I've made this cake five times for two different occasions! Both times, the cake did not come out in one piece. I'm by no means a novice, so I am convinced it's the sugar in the root beer that...

My husband and I are diabetics who are always searching for desserts that are lower in sugars, but that taste good and this one is definately a keeper! I subsituted the regular rootbeer with a g...

This is really yummy, esp. with vanilla ice cream. I made double glaze as was suggested in other reviews. One thing I need to point really do need to poke holes all over the cake or th...

I also added Durkee imitaion Root Beer flavor. 2 capfulls into cake recipe. NOTE- it will darken the color of the cake batter. I also added 1 capful of flavoring into the glaze. Cake sold for $3...

I am not quite sure why I think this has nice smooth rootbeer flavor and everyone else thinks not. I did make more glaze. While in the pan I poured the first batch of glaze and then I made doubl...

I used a DH white cake mix, added Jello instant vanilla pudding and followed the recipe. For the glaze I used "Back to Basics snow cone root beer flavoring" to the XXXX sugar and it really adds ...

The Root Beer Float Cake is such a hit! I have found that the men that "can take it or leave it" (cake) LOVE this one. I added about 2 tsp. of Root Beer Flavoring to the mix and it came out so...

Super moist. I also doubled the glaze. Even with doubling the glaze it still only had a hint of root beer flavor. My kind of dessert, easy and delicious.

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