Root Beer Float Cupcakes


Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Although I am not a great lover of soda, it can be used to add flavor to meals and even desserts. This delightful cupcake is a delicious treat to serve up at backyard barbecues or summer birthday parties. It can be eaten any time of the year and will satisfy the sweet tooth of any root beer lovers that you may know.


Root Beer Float Cupcakes



Root Beer Float Cupcakes- Ingredients

1 stick unsalted butter, softened
2 C all-purpose flour
1 T baking powder
1/2 t fine salt
1 1/2 C granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 C whole milk
1/2 Cup Mug Root Beer


1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare your cupcake pan with cupcake tins that you desire.

2. Set aside.

3. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl, set aside.

4.  Beat together butter and granulated sugar with a mixer on medium speed until combined.

Root Beer Float Cupcakes= Process 1

5. Add eggs and beat well, scrap the bowl when necessary.

6. Reduce speed to low and gradually add flour mixture, beat until combined.

7. Add milk and the mug root beer and beat blended.

8. Use a ice cream scooper or a big spoon and portion batter evenly into the cupcake tins.

Root Beer Float Cupcakes-Process 2

9. Bake in the oven for 18 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.

10.When baked, set aside and let them cool while you prepare the icing.

Rootbeer Buttercream Frosting

3 C confectioners’ sugar
1 C butter
1 T of Mug Root Beer
1 T whipping cream

Directions for Icing

1. In a mixer, using the whisk attachment, mix together sugar and butter.

2. Mix on low speed until blended and then increase speed to medium beat for 3 more minutes.

3. Add the root beer and cream and continue to beat on medium speed for a few more minutes.

Root Beer Float Cupcakes- Process 3

4. Add in more powder sugar if necessary.

5. Garnish with Root Beer candy.

 Root Beer Float Cupcakes- Process 4
Root Beer Float Cupcakes-


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