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Easy Root Beer Float Cake Recipe

When I came across this fun and festive recipe, I know I had to give it a try. I hope you try it, too!—Gail Toepfer, Iron Ridge, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:12-15 servings


  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/4 cups root beer
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 envelope whipped topping mix (Dream Whip)
  • 1/2 cup chilled root beer


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on high for 2 minutes. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 3. In a small bowl, beat frosting ingredients until stiff peaks form. Frost cake. Chill. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 217 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 231 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.