Marsha Davis' 7UP Pound Cake

Marsha Davis' 7UP Pound Cake


  • 1 ½ cups butter, softened
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup 7UP soda


  • 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon or lime juice
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. 7UP soda
  • ½ tsp. grated lemon or lime peel, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 10-in. fluted or plain tube pan.
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a tie, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon juice and vanilla. Add flour alternately with 7UP, beating well after each addition.
  1. Transfer batter to pan. Bake 65-75 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 20 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  1. For glaze, in a bowl, mix sugar, lemon juice and enough 7UP to reach desired consistency. If desired, stir in lemon peel. Drizzle over cake.

*Tip: To remove cake easily, use solid shortening to grease tube pan.

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