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Root Beer Float Cake

I received this cake recipe from my Mother many years ago, and she no longer remembers where she got it! Once someone has tasted this, they keep requesting it over and over, no matter the occasion.



  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 (12 ounce) can root beer (I prefer A & W)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs


  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons root beer


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cake mix, can of root beer, oil and eggs until smooth.
  3. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Test for doneness.
  5. Cool for 15 minutes; then turn out onto rack to cool completely.
  6. Meanwhile prepare the glaze. Mix the powdered sugar with the 3 tablespoons of root beer until smooth.
  7. Poke holes with a skewer or wooden pick at 2-inch intervals and pour glaze over cake.

Perfection when served with vanilla ice cream.

Submitted to by Margee Lee.