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7-Up Pound Cake Recipe

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This recipe for 7-Up Pound Cake, by , is from The Fields Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Canna Schuch-Lanham
Added: Thursday, August 14, 2008


2 sticks margarine
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 teas. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
3 tsp. lemon extract or almond extract
1 can 7-Up

Preheat oven to 325.
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Beat continually and add the rest of the ingredients except the 7-Up. Mix well. Fold in 7-Up and bake at 325 for 1 to 1 & 1/2 hours. Bake in a well greased and floured pan or use a Teflon bundt pan.

2 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
2 tbsp butter
3 tbsp hot milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Cook butter and milk over low heat, stirring constantly. Cook until all ingredients are blended. Remove from heat and add to sugar, stirring until smooth. Add vanilla extract and pour over cooled cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use almond extract instead of lemon extract.




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