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Poked Root Beer Float Cupcakes

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24 servings

Use real root beer for the genuine taste of our Poked Root Beer Float Cupcakes. Everyone loves the classic, smooth taste of our Poked Root Beer Float Cupcakes!

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  • Microwave 3/4 cup root beer in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. Meanwhile, sprinkle gelatine over 1/4 cup of the remaining root beer in medium bowl; let stand 1 min.
  • Add hot root beer to softened gelatine; stir until gelatine is completely dissolved. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened.
  • Meanwhile, prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes. Cool. While cupcakes are cooling, beat pudding mix, sugar, milk and remaining root beer in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in COOL WHIP. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Use end of wooden spoon to poke hole in top of each cupcake, being careful not to poke hole completely through to bottom of cupcake. Spoon gelatine mixture into resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to squeeze gelatine mixture into holes in cupcakes.
  • Frost tops of cupcakes with pudding mixture.

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How to Store

Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.


If you have a pastry bag, you can instead use that to fill the cupcakes with the thickened gelatine mixture.


Substitute orange soda or cream soda for the root beer.


Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.

Best Apples for Baking and Cooking

Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 160
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 24g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 17g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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