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tequila cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Bird
Murrieta, CA

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

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For tequila cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 1 sm
    box vanilla instant pudding
  • 4 lg
  • 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

  • 1
    Grease and flour a tube or Bundt cake pan. Preheat oven to325.
  • 2
    Mix 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.
  • 3
    Sauce 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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