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7Up Pound Cake
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5 from 2 votes

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 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: #7uppoundcake, #poundcake
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 246kcal
Cost: $20


  • 1-1/2 cups 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 extract
  • Baker's Joy (Baking Spray with Flour) To grease bundt pan.


  • 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 unsalted butter (softened) 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.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.4mg