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Margarita Cake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

16 servings

This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes like the real thing. These other <a href="https://preprod.tasteofhome.com/collection/margarita-dessert-recipes/">margarita dessert recipes</a> are delicious, too. ?—Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
Margarita Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant lemon pudding mix
  • 1 can (10 ounces) frozen nonalcoholic margarita mix, thawed
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 10-in. fluted tube pan. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, margarita mix, eggs, butter, lime juice and zest; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. Meanwhile, combine glaze ingredients. Drizzle over cake.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 284 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 379mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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