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Cowabunga Root Beer Cupcakes

I developed these cupcakes for my daughter's first birthday and transported them using dry ice. Be careful not to freeze them solid! —Mindy Carswell, Walker, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package butter recipe golden cake mix (regular size)
  • 4 teaspoons root beer concentrate, divided
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • Prepare and bake cupcakes according to package directions, adding 2 teaspoons root beer concentrate when mixing batter. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, mix whipped topping and remaining root beer concentrate until blended; spread over cupcakes. Serve with ice cream.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with McCormick root beer concentrate.
Nutrition Facts
1 cupcake: 163 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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