• 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup orange liquor
  • Whipped cream, to frost


  • Lightly butter a round 9-inch cake pan. Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees C.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and lime zest.
  • In a large bowl, beat vegetable oil and sugar for several minutes until the mixture is light and pale. Beat in eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Mix in lime juice, tequila and orange liquor.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three additions, alternating with milk
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool completely. Remove the cooled cake from the tin and top with whipped cream. Garnish as needed.

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