7UP Lemon-Lime Pound Cake




The 7-Up Pound Cake recipe is a delightful twist on the classic pound cake, infusing the light and zesty flavors of a lemon-lime soda into a moist and tender cake that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds. This effervescently delicious cake is not just a dessert; it’s an experience that brings a unique fizz and flavor, making it a standout treat. Passed down through generations, this recipe is celebrated for its easy-to-follow steps and the magical transformation of simple ingredients into a cake that dances on the palate with its delicate crumb and subtle citrus undertones.

Baking this cake is like embarking on a culinary adventure, where the fizzy soda not only adds a novel twist but also contributes to the cake’s perfect texture. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting out, this 7-Up Pound Cake promises a journey of flavors and a satisfying baking experience. With its charming blend of tradition and a touch of effervescence, this cake is perfect for gatherings, special occasions, or simply as a comforting treat to enjoy any day of the week.


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Lemon-Lime Pound Cake

  • Author: Olivia Chen
  • Total Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes to 1 hour and 40 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups Butter, softened
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 teaspoons Almond (or Lemon) Extract
  • 3 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 cup 7-UP (or any clear lemon-lime soda like Sprite or Sierra Mist)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter until light and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add sugar, one cup at a time, beating well after each addition and scraping the sides of the bowl.
  4. Beat the mixture for an additional 4 minutes, ensuring it’s well aerated.
  5. Add eggs one at a time, fully incorporating each before adding the next.
  6. Stir in the vanilla and almond (or lemon) extracts for flavor.
  7. Alternate adding the flour and lemon-lime soda to the mixture, starting and ending with flour, to maintain moisture.
  8. Pour the batter into a greased Bundt pan (or two loaf pans if preferred).
  9. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes for Bundt pans, or 50-60 minutes for loaf pans, until the cake is firm to the touch.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes


  • Serving Size: 12-16 servings
  • Calories: 410 kcal

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