Lemon 7-Up Pound Cake

This Lemon 7-Up Pound Cake is very buttery! You can add a glaze if you would like, but it doesn't need any.

Lemon 7-Up Pound Cake

Use our PAN RELEASE for greasing and flouring the pan.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 cup 7-Up or other lemon-lime soda

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.
  2. Combine flour and salt in a bowl.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients except soda in a large mixer bowl; beat at medium speed until light and fluffy, scraping sides occasionally, for 5 minutes.
  4. Reduce speed to low; add dry ingredients and soda, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
  5. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Invert onto wire rack, remove pan and cool completely.

Makes 16 servings.

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