Margarita Cake

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Serves: 10-14
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Cooking Method: Bake


1 stick butter (softened)
4 eggs (room temperature)
1 white cake mix
1 box vanilla instant pudding (the smaller one)
1 can(s) (10 oz) frozen margarita concentrate (completely thawed)
2 tsp lime juice
1 Tbsp lime zest
1 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp lime zest
1 1/2 c (about) powdered sugar

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Nancy Thomas Recipe
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Atlanta, TX (pop. 5,675)
Member Since Jan 2011
Nancy's notes for this recipe:
Got this recipe from a cookbook someone I went to school with has put together. I made it for a cookout we had at the lake on Memorial Day weekend & the guys my Husband works with requested it as well. Everyone that has tried it really likes it.

*Side Note*
Since there were many many questions regarding the use of the Liquid Margarita Mix instead of the frozen mix, I subtituted 10 oz of the liquid for the frozen. It came out perfectly.
Also I edited the eggs to say "Room Temperature". This should help with the butter clumping up as well.
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Perfect picnic pick! Sweet and fruity with just a slight tang, this is a wonderfully refreshing cake that I'd be proud to take to any party or bake sale.


Pre Heat oven to 350° degrees & prepare Bundt style cake pan. ( I use bakers joy)
Mix butter, eggs, margarita concentrate (completely thaw first or butter will lump), lime juice & zest together.
Add cake mix & pudding mix until well blended.
Pour batter in pan & bake 45-55 minutes. Let cool 10-15 minutes & remove from pan.
While cake is cooling, in saucepan melt butter for glaze. Add remaining ingredients and stir until smooth.
Drizzle Glaze over Cake while it's still warm.

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user Nancy Thomas Nanaluvsherbabies - Jun 16, 2011
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user Kim Biegacki pistachyoo - Jun 16, 2011
Oh Nancy, This is a must for me! I was just searching for a dessert recipe with lime in it. I love lime more than lemon. I made a cake awhile ago that was a recipe from a lady who won 25K for the recipe and it was delish too. It was a lime and coconut cake but alot of people in my family don't like coconut. I look forward to trying this one. IT sounds so yummy!!!! It looks so good too. Saving in my recipe box. Thanks for the post. Kim
user Nancy Thomas Nanaluvsherbabies - Jun 16, 2011
You're welcome Kim. Please let me know how you like it.
user Bea L. BeachChic - Jun 16, 2011
user Doreen Fish dfish - Jun 16, 2011
yup....a save for me....anything cake and I'm in.....LOL

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