Tequila Cake

Tequila Cake Recipe

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Mary Bird


I adapted this from a rum cake recipe, since my husband and his friends love tequila.

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15 Min
1 Hr


1 box
yellow cake mix
1 small
box vanilla instant pudding
4 large
1/2 c
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
tequila (no need to use the expensive stuff)
3/4 c
dried currants(reconstitute by soaking them 10 min. in enough hot water/tequila mixed together to cover, then drained and patted damp dry with paper towel)

How to Make Tequila Cake


  • 1Grease and flour a tube or Bundt cake pan. Preheat oven to325.
  • 2Mix all ingredients until blended and pour into prepared pan. Bake one hour.
    Check by testing with long toothpick for doneness.

    Cool in pan for 5 min, then invert onto cake plate. Poke holes in cake with toothpick. Brush and spoon sauce (about ½) onto cake . Store remainder of sauce in fridge for serving.
  • 3Sauce for cake:

    ½ stick butter
    ¼ cup water
    1 C sugar
    ½ C tequila or a combination of tequila and pre-mixed margarita drink
    Melt butter and saucepan. Stir in water and sugar. Boil 5 min while stirring constantly. Stir in Tequila.

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About Tequila Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #bundt