Monday, May 23, 2011

Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Every once in a while I crave a root beer float and so when I came across this recipe I had to try it. The root beer flavor is subtle and the frosting is the vanilla ice cream. Its really a different cupcake definitely worth trying.

Root Beer Float Cupcakes
Recipe Source:

1 Cup Rootbeer Soda (not diet)
1 Teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar
3/4 Cup Sugar
1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
3/4 Teaspoon Root Beer Concentrate
1 1/3 Cups Flour
3/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
Pinch of Salt
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine root beer soda and vinegar and let stand for a few minutes. Add in the sugar and oil, whisking until slightly frothy.
2. Mix in your extracts, and slowly add the flour, along with the baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Don't over mix.
3. Fill the cupcake liners approx. 2/3 full. Bake about 20 minutes.

I used this frosting.

1 comment:

  1. What type of camera do you use? Your photographs are professional looking. I love seeing all the things you make!


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