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7-Up Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tandy Blackburn
Added: Thursday, March 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 c. margarine
1/2 c. vegetable shortening
3 c. sugar
5 eggs
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. 7-Up

Icing:
1/4 cup 7-Up
1/2 c. sugar
1 teaspoon lemon flavoring

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 300F. Grease and flour tube or Bundt cake pan. Cream margarine and shortening with sugar; add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add lemon and vanilla extract; add flour and 7-Up alternately, beating after each addition. Bake for 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 45 minutes, or until cake tests done.

While cake is cooling, make the glaze by stirring together the 1/4 cup 7-Up, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon lemon flavoring in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and boil 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved. Punch holes in top of warm cake with a toothpick. Spoon glaze over cake, and cool completely before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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