Gin And Tonic Cake Recipe

This gin and tonic cake is a delightful twist on a classic cocktail. The cake is infused with the flavors of gin and tonic, resulting in a moist and tangy dessert. The buttery sponge cake is soaked in a gin and tonic syrup, which adds an extra kick of flavor. Top it off with a zesty lime glaze for a refreshing finish. This cake is perfect for any gin lover or as a unique dessert for special occasions.

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1hr total
1hr total
Gin And Tonic Cake

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Ingredients for Gin And Tonic Cake Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Eggs
  • 0.38 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 cup Gin
  • 0.13 cup Tonic Water
  • as required For The Gin And Tonic Syrup
  • 0.03 cup Gin
  • 0.03 cup Tonic Water
  • 0.06 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • as per your need For The Lime Glaze
  • 0.13 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lime Juice

Directions: Gin And Tonic Cake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 350掳F (175掳C). Grease and flour a bundt cake pan.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • STEP 3.In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, alternating with the gin and tonic.
  • STEP 4.Pour the batter into the prepared bundt cake pan and smooth the top.
  • STEP 5.Bake for 45-50 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • STEP 6.While the cake is baking, prepare the gin and tonic syrup by combining gin, tonic water, sugar, and lime juice in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • STEP 7.When the cake is done, remove it from the oven and poke holes all over the top with a skewer. Pour the gin and tonic syrup over the cake, allowing it to soak in.
  • STEP 8.Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • STEP 9.Prepare the lime glaze by whisking together powdered sugar and lime juice. Drizzle the glaze over the cooled cake.
  • STEP 10.Serve and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For a stronger gin flavor, you can brush the cake with additional gin before pouring the syrup.
  • Make sure to let the cake cool completely before adding the glaze to prevent it from melting.
  • Decorate the cake with lime zest or slices for an extra touch of citrus.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • If desired, you can brush the cake with additional gin before serving for an extra boozy kick.
  • Serve the cake slices with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of lime sorbet.
calories per serving
10 g Fat5 g Protein44 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
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  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp