Margarita Cake

12
Sylvia Waldsmith

By
@sylviaskitchen

Another way to celebrate National Margarita Day! It's quick, easy and tangy!!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Have your margarita and eat your cake too! This has the sweet and tart flavors of a margarita without the harsh alcohol flavor. The cake's tender, moist and packed with lime flavor thanks to the lime zest. Poking holes into the cake lets the glaze permeate through the entire cake. Kids and adults will love this! Great for summer potlucks, BBQ's or game nights. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

FOR CAKE

1 box
cake mix, white, yellow or lemon
1 box
instant vanilla pudding, 4 serving size
2/3 c
prepared margarita mix (non-alcohol version)
1/2 c
canola or vegetable oil
1/3 c
sugar
4 large
eggs
1
zest of lime

FOR ICING

1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
3 - 4 Tbsp
prepared margarita mix (non-alcohol version)

How to Make Margarita Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Spray an angel food tube pan or bundt cake pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 3Place all cake ingredients in a large bowl. With an electric hand mixer, start beating on low to combine ingredients. When dry ingredients are moistened, increase mixer speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl several times.
  • 4Pour cake mix into prepared pan.
  • 5Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean.
  • 6Let cake sit for 20 minutes, remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 7While cake cools mix powdered sugar and 3 tablespoons of margarita mix, adding more margarita mix if necessary to achieve a smooth consistency.
  • 8Using a wooden or metal skewer, poke 20 - 30 holes in the top of the cake.
  • 9Pour glaze over the top of the cake, allowing it to drip down the sides of the cake.

Printable Recipe Card

About Margarita Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Fiesta Time!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 17 Comments & Reviews

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From breakfast to dinner to dessert, there’s a delicious bundt pan recipe for you! We promise, there’s nothing bundt yummy recipes for you below. Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread “One...