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Root Beer Float Cupcakes

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An adorable cupcake that has the details and taste of an old fashion Root Beer float. The icing isa creamy fluffy icing that tastes like vanilla ice cream. The base of the Root Beer float is a Duncan Hines Devils food cake mix which has several varities of Root Beer added.The ice cream "icing" is topped with sprinkloes. Of course it has to be topped off with a beautiful bright red cherry.

  • Hands-On Time:1 Hour 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours 35 Minutes
  • Servings: 18 cupcakes
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Ingredients

  • 1 Pkg. Duncan Hines Devils food cake mix
  • 1 can A&W; root beer
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 tsp. LorAnn oil root beer flavoring
  • 1 lb. unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 container 13 oz. Kraft marshmallow creme
  • 1 Pkg. confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tbs. pure vanilla- Watkins
  • 1/4 Cup multicolored sprinkles
  • 18 maraschino cherries
  • Multicolored plastic drinking straws cut into 2-3" long pieces

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 350F.
  2. Line 18 muffin cups with cupcake liners
  3. On medium speed beat cake mix root beer eggs, oil, LorAnn root beer flavoring until smooth.
  4. Evenly divide among liners.
  5. Bake 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Cool on rack 15-20 minutes.
  7. On medium speed beat butter until light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes.
  8. Beat in marshmallow fluff until combined.
  9. On low gradually beat in sugar and vanilla until smooth and fluffy.
  10. Transfer frosting, in batches to a large pastry bag fitted with a round Wilton #1A tip.
  11. Pipe poufs of frosting around top edge of each cupcake.
  12. Fill each center with larger poufs of frosting until filled in.
  13. Sprinkle with multicolred sprinkles.
  14. Garnish with cherries.
  15. Place straws into top sides of cupcakes slightly pointing upward.

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LOVE THE DARK CHOC. OR THE DECADENCE

LOVE THE DARK CHOC. OR THE DECADENCE

FOR MY "MELT IN THE MOUTH" SPECIALITY DESSERT I LOVE THE DARK CHOC. HOWEVER TRY ALL OF THE MIXEWS AND SEE WHAT WORKS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, FREINDS AND PARTY GUESTS !!


Safe Grating Technique

Safe Grating Technique

Whenever grating chocolate on a cheese grater always hold the chocolate cube with the palm of your hand not your fingertips. Carefully grate the chocolate without grating your hand. This method will protect your finger tips from getting nicked.





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