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Poked Root Beer Float Cupcakes
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Poked Root Beer Float Cupcakes

1 Hour 51 Minutes
30 Min Prep
1 Hr 51 Min Cook
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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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1-1/2 cups root beer, divided
1 env. (1/4 oz.) KNOX Unflavored Gelatine
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup cold milk
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
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Let's Make It
1
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.
2
Add hot root beer to softened gelatine; stir until gelatine is completely dissolved. Refrigerate 1-1/2 hours or until thickened.
3
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.
4
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.
5
Frost tops of cupcakes with pudding mixture.
Kitchen Tips
How to Store
Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.
Variation
If you have a pastry bag, you can instead use that to fill the cupcakes with the thickened gelatine mixture.
Substitute
Substitute orange soda or cream soda for the root beer.
Substitute
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.
Nutrition
Calories
160
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 2.5g
13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
8%
Sodium 210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 24g
9%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 17g
34%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
24 servings
* 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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