Root Beer Float Cake


This root beer cake recipe has good old-fashioned flavor. The kids will love it. You can sprinkle crushed root beer candies over the top. This cake is best served with vanilla ice cream.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 10-inch bundt cake


  • all-purpose flour for dusting


  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle root beer

  • 3 large eggs

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil


  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

  • 3 tablespoons root beer


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan.

  2. Make cake: Stir together cake mix, root beer, eggs, and oil in a large bowl until smooth. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Allow cake to cool in the pan for 15 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely.

  4. Make glaze: Whisk together confectioners' sugar and root beer in a small bowl until smooth.

  5. Use a skewer to poke holes in cooled cake at 2 inch intervals. Pour glaze evenly over cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 262mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 45mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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