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strawberry margarita cake overnight sensation!

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a great recipe- your guests will love it! Great to serve at club or party , or shower! (for adults only!) Keep refrigerated.

★★★★★ 3
serves 9 x 13-inch cake
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For strawberry margarita cake overnight sensation!

  • CAKE
  • 18 oz
    strawberry cake mix or white,
  • 1 c
    strawberry margarita mix
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 3 lg
    egg whites
  • 3 oz
    pkg, strawberry jello
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 1/2 c
  • 16 oz
    container of cool whip,thawed
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime zest
  • garnish:
    strawberries and lime ,pink crystals,optional

How To Make strawberry margarita cake overnight sensation!

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350^. Grease and flour 9x13-inch baking pan. Or spray with non-stick vegetable spray. --- CAKE: Combine dry cake mix, and the next 4 ingredients in a large mixer bowl. Beat well until well combined, about 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan. Bake about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool cake completely.
  • 2
    SYRUP: In a saucepan, boil the 1 cup of water. Add the jello and stir for 2 minutes until mixture has dissolved.Remove from heat and add the cold water,and tequila; stir to combine. Poke holes over top of cake with a chop stick or spoon handle. Pour jello mixture carefully over cake and allow to soak into holes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight is best.
  • 3
    TOPPING: combine the zest and cool whip. Frost the cake with this mixture. Garnish with lime slices, and strawberries and pink sugar crystals ,if desired. Or serve garnishes on the side and each guest can garnish their own serving. Keep cake refrigerated, if any is left.
  • 4
    This cake can be made in two 9-inch cake pans and filled and frosted with the topping.