Mamaw's 7-up Pound Cake Recipe

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Mamaw's 7-Up Pound Cake

Robin Waller

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@lovincookin

This recipe was my Mamaw Richardson's that she baked to take to "dinner on the grounds" at her church. I found this as I was going through an envelope of recipes given to me by my mom.


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Rating:

Serves:

10 to 15

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 1/2 c
plain flour
3 c
sugar
1/2 c
shortening
2 stick
butter or margarine
5
eggs
3/4 c
7-up or lemon lime soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
lemon extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and lemon extracts. Beat in the flour alternately with the lemon-lime soda, mixing just until incorporated.
2
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool on a cake rack for 30 minutes before removing from the pan.
3
Glaze:
2 cups confectioners sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons 7-up

Mix completely and then drizzle over cooled cake

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American