7-Up Pound Cake

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Top Review by mizjmassie

This is one of my families favorite pound cakes. I use all butter instead of butter with shortening. I can't imagine it being better using shortening. I also add a tbsp of vanilla flavoring because we love vanilla and it gives the cake even more flavor. Lastly, I add a powered sugar glaze with 7-up and lemon vanilla in it. I have also just added powered sugar when I don't have time to make the glaze. This cakes is amazing and also sell this cake and it is one of the most requested. Add a pinch of salt to the flour. Also, I alternate the flour with the 7-up ending with flour. Most cakes use this method and I figured I would too. It absolutely works. I highly recommend this cake.

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  1. This is an old recipe that comes from a request in the local paper for.
  2. "Classic Recipes".
  3. They called the 7-Up bottling company and they did not even know about it. Someone developed this on their own and never let the company know about it. BTW 7-Up comes from the popular card game in the 1930's.
  4. Cream the margarine, shortening and sugar together beating until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition.
  6. Beat in the flour, then beat in the extract and 7-Up.
  7. Blend well.
  8. Pour the batter into a well-greased and floured tube pan and bake at 325 degrees F for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
  9. From The Rocky Mountain News "Food Fare" MMMMM MMMMM----- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02.

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