Root Beer Float Cake
ROOT BEER FLOAT CAKE
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|1 box||yellow cake mix|
|1 can(s)||good root beer|
|1 box||dream whip|
|eggs, as cake mix directs|
|oil, as cake mix directs|
|1 tsp||root beer extract, optional, this intensifies the root beer flavor of the cake|
Prepare cake mix adding eggs and oil exactly as box directs. Substitute root beer for water called for. Add root beer extract if using. Pour batter into a greased 9 by 13 pan and bake as directed on box. Cool.
For root beer float topping: Prepare Dream Whip with root beer substituted for the milk. Use both envelopes of Dream Whip to make a good amount of topping. Chill well.
To serve: Cut cake into squares and place a large amount of topping on cake.
NOTE: Let root beer sit a few minutes before measuring to assure accuracy. It bubbles so much you can end up with a dry cake if you don't give it a chance to release the bubbles. The flavor of this cake is light and most people like it but I actually like a stronger flavor and added the extract to the cake mix because of that.