Sunday, January 2, 2011

2nd day of 2011

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

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