Wednesday, August 23, 2006

7-Up Cake

1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
3 cups granulated sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoon lemon extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup 7-Up
Confectioners' sugar for dusting

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease ad lightly flour a 10-inch tube pan. Set it aside. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the flour. Than add the lemon and vanilla extract. Beat well. Gently fold in the 7-Up 1/4 cup at a time. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean. Transfer the cake from the oven to a wire rack. Let it cool in the pan for 15 minutes. Unmold the cake onto the wire rack to cool completely. Transfer to a serving platter and dust with confectioners' sugar.

Makes one 10 inch tube cake or bundt pan.


awoz said...


This cake sounds unusual to me but it sure looks nice on the picture.


Nickie said...

Wow that sounds amazing! I'm going to have to try this tomorrow :)

BTW, I found your blog after you friended me on Flickr ;)