Bundt Cake #40: Skinny Girl Margarita

I did it.  I made a bundt cake that tastes like a margarita.  Genius, right?!?!  So…if you know me, you know that I’m in love with Bethenny Frankel.  Love her.  I know that if we met, we’d be BFF.  She is the creator and founder of the Skinny Girl Margarita…it’s a low-cal, ready-to-drink margarita that works beautifully in this cake.  You find Skinny Girl at your local liquor store.  And you find Bethenny on her website or on Monday nights over on Bravo. I heart Bethenny…you’ll heart this bundt cake.
Shopping List
1 box of yellow cake mix
2 small boxes of instant vanilla pudding
1/2 cup of veggie oil
2 cups Skinny Girl margarita, divided
 4 eggs
4 cups powdered sugar
1 stick butter, softened
Coarse Salt or Sprinkles to garnish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease (I use Pam) a 10 inch bundt pan
In mixing bowl, combine cake mix, puddings, oil, 1 1/4 cup Skinny Girl and eggs with electric mixer. Pour into prepared pan and bake 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Let cake rest on counter in pan 10 minutes.  Then, invert the cake onto a serving plate to finish cooling.
To make the frosting, combine powdered sugar, butter, and a few splashes of Skinny Girl with electric mixer until creamy.  Spread on cooled cake.  Garnish with whatever you like your margarita garnished…salt or sugar sprinkles.
This summer, why drink your margarita when you can eat it in a cake?!  Love you Bethenny :).

The simple (yet fabulous ingredients!).  Yummy!!
**If you can’t find Skinny Girl in your local store, you can always substitute with a different brand of pre-made margarita mix or…just whip up a margarita from scratch and substitute that instead.  The results will always be fabulous!**
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  • Randi Jo :) June 3, 2012 at 2:37 am

    This sounds great, can't wait to try it. Thank you! 🙂

  • Nikki June 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    This might be silly, but do you make the pudding first or do you just put the mix in?

  • Mix and Match Mama June 14, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    Great question Nikki! You just add the pudding mix in there dry…so simple! Enjoy!

  • Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com March 13, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    YUM!! Sounds amazing! :*) Pinning! Thanks for sharing!!

  • Anonymous May 3, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    If I can't find the Skinny Girl mix, what would you recommend? I bought a lite margarita mix … should I mix it with tequila and use that in the recipe?

  • Mix and Match Mama May 3, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    You need to use a ready to drink margarita (one that already has the alcohol in there). If all else fails, whip up your own margarita and pour that into the batter instead.

  • Theresa Hall June 19, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    I used your recipe and made Skinnygirl Margarita cupcakes for a friend's birthday. They were AWESOME! Thanks for posting this! Next Im going to try with the Skinnygirl White Cherry Vodka!

  • Melissa November 15, 2013 at 5:13 am

    I love this bundt cake!! its one of my favories! =)

  • K.M. May 5, 2015 at 12:20 am

    Can this work without the alcohol by chance?

  • K.M. May 5, 2015 at 12:20 am

    Can this work without the alcohol by chance?