7 Up Poundcake

Annelise Friedman


This is a family favorite, that originated with my grandmother in the 60s. The recipe has been passed down, and continuously made since then. We love this cake in the summer!


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15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


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  • 3 stick
  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 c
    7 up
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 5

  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    7 up
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice

How to Make 7 Up Poundcake


  1. Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream softened butter and 3 cups sugar together. Add 5 eggs, cream together. Add 1 cup cake flour, cream until smooth. Add 2 cups cake flour, cream until smooth. Add 1/2 cup 7-Up, & cream. Add lemon and vanilla flavoring and cream until smooth.
  3. Grease and flour bundt or tube pan.
  4. Pour mixture and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Use the toothpick test if necessary. Cool & invert onto serving plate.
  5. FOR THE GLAZE: mix powdered sugar, lemon juice and 7-UP. Let thicken and pour over cake.

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About 7 Up Poundcake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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