Mr. Food

Party Margarita Cake

Monday, May 06, 2013

Our Party Margarita Cake is like a Cinco de Mayo celebration in your mouth! The perfect combination of sweet and tart tastes just like a strawberry margarita in cake form.

Makes: 12
Cooking Time: 30 min

What You'll Need:

  • 1 (18.5-ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon strawberry margarita or daiquiri mix, divided
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • Coarse sugar for garnish
  • 12 lime slices for garnish
  • What To Do:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
     
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer on low speed, beat cake mix, 1 cup margarita mix, oil, and eggs 1 to 2 minutes, or until well mixed. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
     
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool completely.

  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat butter, confectioners' sugar, remaining margarita mix and lime juice until smooth. Frost cake. Sprinkle coarse sugar on top, and garnish with lime slices.
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