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Strawberry Margarita Cake


Strawberry Margarita Cake

Non-alcoholic strawberry margarita mix makes this party cake a great addition to picnics and potlucks.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup bottled strawberry-flavored nonalcoholic margarita drink mix
  • 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist white cake mix
  • Vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime peel
  • 1 ( 8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Strawberries, if desired

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease (or lightly spray with cooking spray) bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan.
  2. Add enough water to drink mix to measure 1 1/4 cups.
  3. In large bowl, beat cake mix, drink mix, oil and egg whites on low speed 2 minutes. Pour into pan.
  4. Bake and cool and directed on box.
  5. Gently stir lime peel into whipped topping; spread over top of cake.
  6. Garnish with strawberries.
  7. Store covered in refrigerator.

Yield: 12 servings

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Add enough water to drink mix to measure 1 1/2 cups. Follow High Altitude cake mix directions for 13 x 9-inch pan.

Chocolate frozen whipped topping also makes a great "frosting" for this dreamy cake. Stir orange peel instead of lime into the chocolate topping.

Before grating the lime peel, wash the lime thoroughly and wipe dry. The peel will grate much easier.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 120); Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 1g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 310mg; Total Carbohydrate 40g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 23g); Protein 3g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 4%

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 3 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 1/2

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills