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7 Up Pound Cake

OLD FASHIONED 7-UP POUND CAKE RECIPE MADE FROM SCRATCH THE SOUTHERN WAY! VELVETY SOFT, MOIST AND FINISHED OFF WITH A CLASSIC 7-UP  GLAZE!”
Course cake, Dessert, pound cake
Cuisine American, southern
Keyword 7 up, best, brown sugar, flour, lemon pound cake, old fashioned, soda, southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 10 people
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup 7-Up soda

7-UP GLAZE

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 7-up

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • Generously grease and lightly flour a bundt pan. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter, shortening and sugar.
  • Mix in the eggs one at a time.
  • Fold in the vanilla extract and lemon extract.
  • Fold in the lemon zest and lime zest.
  • Gradually add in the flour and salt and mix until combined.
  • Mix in the heavy whipping cream and 7-up until well combined and batter is fluffy.
  • Spoon batter into bundt pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 10-15 minutes (check on it after the 1 hour mark) or until knife inserted into middle comes out clean.
  • Let cake sit in pan until pan is warm to the touch.
  • Remove from pan and place on a cooling rack until completely cooled.
  • Drizzle with 7-up glaze if desired.

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