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Margarita Cake

"A margarita - tequila, lime juice, triple sec - is baked into a cake mix."
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1 h 20 m servings 393 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 10-inch Bundt cake)


  • Calories:
  • 393 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 16 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 418 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
  2. In a large bowl combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil, water, lemon juice 1/4 cup tequila and 2 tablespoons triple sec. Beat for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; remove to rack and pour glaze over cake while still warm.
  4. To make the glaze: In a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar with 1 tablespoon tequila, 2 tablespoons triple sec and 2 tablespoons lime juice. Mix until smooth.

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This cake turned out phenomenal! I changed the recipe quite a bit, so it would be more like a margarita. I used white cake mix, and used lime juice where it called for lemon juice. I made 2 s...

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After 3 batches of individualy measured out cupcakes with different amounts of everything I came up with a better recipe. It kinda follows this recipe but instead of orange cake use white cake....

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This cake turned out phenomenal! I changed the recipe quite a bit, so it would be more like a margarita. I used white cake mix, and used lime juice where it called for lemon juice. I made 2 s...

Made this cake for a fiesta party and every one really liked it. I only changed one thing. I am not a drinker, so I couldnt see spending $25.00 on alcohol to make a cake, when I will never use t...

This was my first Bundt cake and was an emergency bake for an office party. I read many of the reviews and decided to use yellow cake, lemon pudding, and substituted equal parts of Bacardi non-a...

This cake went over huge at my last get together. Really simple to make. If you can't find orange cake mix - substitute water in recipe with OJ!

Thank You Carol!!! I won second place in a Latin Dessert Contest! (won a free pound of expresso...) I changed a few things. I used the lemon cake and changed the juice to lime. I also added...

Wow, what a great cake. I used the lemon cake also. I tinted the glaze a cool green and also used the candy lime slices as a garnish. It was so pretty. I did put a little more booze in the c...

Very good, but as everyone knows, you need a salted rim on a good margarita. I love the flavor of sweet and salt together (sea salt caramels, anyone? chocolated covered salted pretzels? Yum). ...

This cake was GREAT!! I made it with a few changes: I used Betty Crocker Super Moist French Vanilla box cake, orange juice instead of water, and lime juice instead of lemon juice. I doubled the ...

This cake was a hit at two different occasions I made it for. I could not find orange cake mix, so I substituted with white cake mix and added 1 tablespoon of grated orange rind, squeezed some ...