Root Beer Float Cake II

Root Beer Float Cake II


"A quick and easy cake that resembles a root beer float. Cake mix, root beer and powdered whipped topping mix are used."


1 h 30 m servings 264 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 299 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 1 1/4 cup root beer, oil, and eggs. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 4 minutes on medium speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To make the frosting: In a large mixing bowl, combine the whipped topping mix and 1/2 cup root beer. Beat until soft peaks form. Spread on top of cake.
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  1. 66 Ratings


As is, it's four stars. Only because it's not very root beer-y in flavor. The first time I saw this recipe was in a Supermoist cake recipe book and I made it according to recipe, even with the c...

I make this cake all the time! For best results, I let the frosted cake sit in the refrigerator overnight for the root beer flavor to get stronger. I also add 1/4 teaspoon root beer extract to ...

I made cupcakes with this recipe and took it to a Father's Day cookout. After reading the reviews, I decided to add the rootbeer concentrate (all I could find at the store. Is it the same as e...

I must preface my review by stating I did change the recipe out of necessity. However, I like that it shows how versatile the recipe is so I'm rating it anyway. I planned to make 1/2 a batch w...

With some modifications this is a 5 star. I made cake as is, but added 1 1/2 tsp. root beer concentrate to the cake mix. I used heavy whipping cream instead of the boxed stuff and added powdered...

This is truly one of the very best and very easiest cakes I have ever made. It's so different! Everyone that has tried it has absolutely loved it. I'm making it tonight, and think I will try ...

This is a quick recipe but I was looking for something more. I tweaked the recipe by adding 2tsp. of Rootbeer Concentrate. I think a vanilla buttercream frosting will work with my 2nd attempt.

The cake was ok but will follow the advice of others next time and use some root beer flavour as without it I couldn't even taste the root beer in the cake at all. Did not like the frosting a...

These are perfect with these changes...2 tsp root beer extract and I just used a plain cool whip frosting. This was just the right amount of root beer flavor and so it wasn't even needed in the ...