2nd day of 2011...I promise to try and send out a post every day this year..even if its only to share my quote of the day ! BUT today I am sharing a delicious recipe for a RootBeer Float Cake! It's D-VINE! If you like root beer you will love this cake...there are a couple of variations out there but this chocolate one is the best! ENJOY
Root Beer Float Cake Recipe
1 (18.25-ounce) package German chocolate cake mix
1 ¼ cups root beer (no diet)
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs
Root Beer Frosting (recipe to follow)
Combine first 4 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat at low speed with an electric mixer until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour batter into a greased and floured 13×9-inch pan or bundt pan.
Bake at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 10 minutes.
Spread Root Beer Frosting evenly over warm cake.
Makes 12 servings
Root Beer Frosting Recipe
½ cup butter or margarine
7 tablespoons root beer (not diet)
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
1 teaspoon root beer extract
Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat; whisk in powdered sugar and root beer extract until smooth.
Makes 2 cups