7 Up Pound Cake Recipe For Easter day 2024

This retro 7 Up Pound Cake is a classic for its light lemon lime flavour and 7 Up batter! Delicious flavour, delicate texture, and fine crumb.


– 3 sticks (339g) unsalted butter, softened – ▢3 cups (600g) sugar – ▢5 large eggs, room temperature (If in a hurry, place the eggs in a bowl of warm water.) – ▢3 cups (374g) all purpose flour (not self-rising) – ▢zest of 1 lemon and 1 lime – ▢½ teaspoon (2g) baking powder – ▢1 cup (242g) 7 Up – ▢1 teaspoon (4g) vanilla – ▢2 teaspoons (8g) lemon extract FOR THE GLAZE – ▢2 Cups Powdered Sugar sifted – ▢2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice – ▢1 Tablespoon Lime Juice DECORATION – ▢We added a few lemon and lime slices to the top of the cake

Warm the oven up to 325 degrees and grease and flour a tube pan. Then, Put the flour, baking powder, and zest from one lemon and one lime in a different bowl.

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Whisk and set aside.Beat butter in mixer bowl until creamy. Add the sugar slowly and mix for 3–5 minutes until the mixture is lighter and fluffy.

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Add the eggs one at a time and mix in between each one until the yellow yolk is fully mixed in. Put the lemon and vanilla extracts in there.

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Add the dry ingredients and 7-UP to the butter, sugar, and egg mixture in turns.  Start and end with the dry ingredients (3 cups of dry ingredients and 2 cups of 7-up).

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Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until a toothpick or wooden stick comes out clean or with only a few crumbs on it.

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For about 10 minutes, let it cool in the pan before taking it out. Sift together 2 cups of powdered sugar and put it in a mixing bowl.  

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Put in one tablespoon of lime juice and two tablespoons of lemon juice.  Blend and smooth it out with a spoon. 

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You can thin out the glaze by adding more lemon juice or thicken it up by adding more powdered sugar.  There will be about 1 cup of glaze left over.  

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