Great Root Beer Float Cupcakes Spell Summer Fun

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Root beer, root beer floats, it all adds up to good stuff whether you were like us in the back yard or sitting at a soda fountain or drive in restaurant. These memories will have you enjoy the moment as you create these delicious treats with your kids.

– 3/4 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened – 3 large eggs – 2 1/2 C Flour – 2 1/2 tsp Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp kosher salt – 1 1/2 C Sugar – 1 tbsp Root Beer Extract – 1 cup IBC Root Beer


- Using a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking powder. - In another large bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy. Add your root beer extract and mix until well combined. - Add in flour and root beer slowly, 1/3 by 1/3, and mix until just combined. - Fill each cupcake pan cup about 2/3 full. Bake for 21 minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit till cool.

Make the Root Beer Float Frostings following our instructions

Using an ice cream scoop, scoop a mound of frosting onto the top of the cupcakes.  Use a butter knife to smooth out the frosting.

Using the remaining frosting in the bowl, beat in the rootbeer and rootbeer extract.  Once the frosting is fully mixed, scoop the frosting into the piping bag

Pipe dollops of rootbeer frosting onto the vanilla frosting.  Top them with a cherry for the perfect finishing touch.

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