Boozy Blood Orange Margarita Cake

Boozy Blood Orange Margarita Cake | Baked Ambrosia

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Celebrate warmer weather and sunshine with this bright and refreshing Boozy Blood Orange Margarita Cake. Its the perfect alcohol-filled dessert recipe.



Blood Orange Whipped Cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-in cake pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat sugar, zest, and eggs until pale yellow. Mix in oil and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to egg mixture.
  4. Carefully stir in milk, orange juice, lime juice, 1/4 cup tequila, and 2 tbsp orange liquor.
  5. Pour batter into prepared cake pan and bake 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Remove cake from oven and using a wooden skewer, poke a few holes into the cake.
  7. Stir remaining tequila and orange liquor in a small bowl and pour over hot cake.
  8. Allow cake to cool completely in pan. Once cake is cooled, remove from cake pan and top with blood orange whipped cream.
  9. Cake can be served right away or place in refrigerator for a few hours to serve cold. Store cake in refrigerator.

Blood Orange Whipped Cream

  1. In a large bowl, or bowl of a stand mixer with the whisk attachment, beat chilled heavy cream, sugar, zest, and orange juice until stiff peaks form.


This cake contains alcohol and should not be shared with minors.

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