Root Beer Float Cake

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READY IN: 56mins
SERVES: 12-14
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 ounce) box white cake mix (Betty Crocker Supermoist preferred)
  • 1
    (12 ounce) can root beer (1 1/2 cups)
  • 14
    cup vegetable oil
  • 3
    egg whites
  • 1
    teaspoon root beer concentrate (or flavored syup) or 1 teaspoon root beer flavored syrup (or flavored syup)
  • 1
    (1 lb) container vanilla frosting (Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy preferred)
  • 12
    cup crushed root beer flavored hard candies (about 10)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350F (325 for dark or nonstick pan).
  • Spray bottom only of 13 x 9-inch baking spray with flour. (For maximum cake height, keep baking spray off the sides of the pan. The cake will climb the sides of the pan better.
  • In large bowl, beat cake mix, root beer, oil and egg whites with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds.
  • Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake 28 to 36 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center come out clean.
  • Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • Stir root beer concentrate into frosting.
  • Spread over cake just before serving, sprinkle with crushed candies.
  • Candies will begin to melt if sprinkled on frosting for longer than 1 to 3 hours.
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