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deep fried tequila

Deep Fried Tequila Shots

Why drink tequila shots when you can deep fry and eat them? Learn how to make these boozy party snacks in a matter of minutes.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 164 kcal


  • 1 angel food cake, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • canola oil for frying


  • Fill a large pot with 2-3 inches of cooking oil and heat over medium heat to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl mix the tequila and lime juice and dip each cake cube into the mixture. Immediately transfer to the oil and fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and drain. Dust with powdered sugar and lime zest and serve.


Sodium: 219mgSugar: 27gPotassium: 1mgCalories: 164kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 0.004gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSaturated Fat: 0.002gFat: 0.01gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 33g