Old fashioned 7-Up pound cake

Old fashioned 7-Up pound cake recipe made from scratch the southern way! Velvety soft, moist and finished off with a classic 7-up glaze!

Old fashioned 7-Up pound Cake

Cook time 1 hour 10 mins
Total time 1 hour 10 mins

From Scratch Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon ( about 2 tablespoon)
  • Zest of 1 lime (About 1 Tablespoon)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • pinch salt
  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup 7-Up soda

Lemon Glaze Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cup of powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of 7- up
  • 1 teaspoon llemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon of milk


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Generously grease and lightly flour a bundt pan. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter, shortening and sugar.
  4. Mix in the eggs one at a time.
  5. Fold in the vanilla extract and lemon extract.
  6. Fold in the lemon zest and lime zest.
  7. Gradually add in the flour and salt and mix until combined.
  8. Mix in the heavy whipping cream and 7-up until well combined and batter is fluffy.
  9. Spoon batter into bundt pan.
  10. Bake for 1 hour and 10-15 minutes (check on it after the 1 hour mark) or until knife inserted into middle comes out clean.
  11. Let cake sit in pan until pan is warm to the touch.
  12. Remove from pan and place on a cooling rack until completely cooled.

Lemon Glaze.
In a bowl Mix powdered sugar 7-up, lemon juice and milk together and drizzle on cooled cake one removed from the pan.

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