Margarita Cake Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Margarita Cake is a refreshing and citrusy dessert inspired by the classic cocktail. It features a moist lime-flavored cake soaked in a tequila and lime syrup, and topped with a tangy lime glaze. This cake is perfect for summer parties or any occasion where you want to add a tropical twist to your dessert table.

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3hr total
3hr total
Margarita Cake

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Ingredients for Margarita Cake Recipe

  • 0.07 Box White Cake Mix
  • 0.13 Zest And Juice Limes
  • 0.03 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 0.07 cup Water
  • 1/5 Eggs
  • 1/50 cup Tequila
  • 1/50 cup Lime Juice
  • 0.03 cup Powdered Sugar
  • as required For The Glaze
  • 0.07 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 0.13 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • as needed Lime Slices And Zest For Garnish

Directions: Margarita Cake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 350��F.
  • STEP 2.Grease and flour a bundt cake pan.
  • STEP 3.In a large bowl, whisk together the cake mix, lime zest, lime juice, oil, water, and eggs until well combined.
  • STEP 4.Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top.
  • STEP 5.Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • STEP 6.While the cake is baking, prepare the syrup by combining the tequila, lime juice, and powdered sugar in a small saucepan.
  • STEP 7.Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  • STEP 8.Remove the cake from the oven and poke holes all over the top with a skewer or fork.
  • STEP 9.Pour the syrup over the hot cake, allowing it to soak in.
  • STEP 10.Let the cake cool completely in the pan.
  • STEP 11.Once the cake is cooled, prepare the glaze by whisking together the powdered sugar and lime juice until smooth.
  • STEP 12.Drizzle the glaze over the cake.
  • STEP 13.Serve the cake at room temperature, garnished with lime slices and zest.

Cooking Tips

  • If you prefer a non-alcoholic version, you can omit the tequila and replace it with additional lime juice.
  • For a stronger tequila flavor, you can brush the syrup on the cake in multiple layers.
  • Store any leftover cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover cake can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the cake at room temperature, garnished with lime slices and zest.
  • You can also serve the cake with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of lime sorbet.
calories per serving
12 g Fat2 g Protein5 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
  • 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