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7Up Pound Cake
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7Up Pound Cake

7UP Pound Cake is an old-fashioned delicious cake with a mild lemon flavor. The leavening agent in this famous dessert is 7Up Cola.  Easy to make with a few simple ingredients. Photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 bundt cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (3 sticks) unsalted butter softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar room temperature
  • 5 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 cups cake flour sifted, spooned and leveled
  • 1/2 cups 7-Up Cola Full flavor. Not diet cola.
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon etract
  • Baker's Joy (Baking Spray with Flour) To grease bundt pan.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Make sure all ingredients are room temperature. Leave on kitchen counter at least 30 minutes before using in recipe. Unsalted butter should be soft (not melted).
  • In large mixing bowl, cream together softened butter (unsalted) and granulated sugar with a hand mixer on low speed.
  • Mix in eggs one at a time.
  • Add flour one cup at a time. Mix together just until combined with hand mixer on medium speed.
  • Add 1/2 cup of 7Up, vanilla extract and lemon extract. Mix together with hand mixer on medium until evenly combined. Avoid overmixing.
  • Set cake batter aside.
  • Generously grease bottom, sides and bundt pan's tube with Baker's Joy Baking Spray with Flour.
  • Pour in cake batter. Tap on counter. Smooth top with a spoon.
  • Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes. Since oven temperatures vary, adjust temperature as necessary.
  • Cake is done when a butter knife or long wooden skewer inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool completely before inverting on plate. A cool cake will release smoothly from the pan.