Root Beer Float Cupcakes


  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. root beer extract or 1 tsp. root beer concentrate
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup root beer


  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 3 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp. root beer
  • 1 tsp. root beer extract or 1/4 tsp. root beer concentrate
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  1. Line muffin pans with paper liners.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Stir together flour, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  5. Mix in eggs, root beer extract and vanilla.
  6. Gradually add in flour and root beer until combined.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool pan for 10 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Whip butter, root beer extract and vanilla for frosting until fluffy.
  10. Gradually add powdered sugar.
  11. Add root beer until you reach desired consistency.
  12. Transfer to piping bag and frost each cupcake.
  13. Top with cherry and cut straw in half. (optional)

I love root beer floats, I thought this was really good. You can also use root beer in cakes to, just replace the oil with root beer instead. I hope you guys enjoy this recipe, especially if your a root beer fan like me.


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