Mamaw's 7-Up Pound Cake

Mamaw's 7-up Pound Cake

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Robin Waller

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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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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

How to Make Mamaw's 7-Up Pound Cake

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

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About Mamaw's 7-Up Pound Cake

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



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