Root Beer Float Cake

Ice cream isn't needed to capture the flavor of family-favorite floats! Just add root beer to white cake mix!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 15

Ingredients

1
box white cake mix
1 1/4
cups root beer
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
egg whites
1
teaspoon root beer concentrate or 1 tablespoon root beer-flavored syrup
1
container Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
1/3
cup crushed root beer-flavored hard candies (about 10)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, root beer, oil and egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 32 to 36 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Stir root beer concentrate into frosting. Spread over cake. Just before serving, sprinkle with crushed candies. (Candies will begin to melt 1 to 3 hours after sprinkled on cake.) Store loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    51%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    36g
    36%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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