7Up pound cake sliced on a round white platter

7Up Pound Cake

  • Author: Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 Hour 12 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 27 minutes
  • Yield: 12-16 Slices 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Soft, tender, dense, and full of lemon-lime flavor this 7Up Pound cake is an easy cake recipe you will love! The perfect cake to feed a crowd!




  • 12oz (1 1/2 Cups) Salted Butter, at room temperature 
  • 500 Grams (3 Cups) Granulated Sugar/ Caster Sugar
  • 5 Large Eggs, at room temperature 
  • 375 Grams (3 Cups) All-Purpose Flour/ Plain Flour
  • 6oz (3/4 Cup) 7-Up Soda
  • Zest of 1 Medium Lemon 
  • Zest of 1 Small Lime or 3 Small Key Limes
  • 1oz () Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 
  • 1/2oz () Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice


  • 250 Grams (2 Cups) Powdered Sugar, sifted
  • 33 1/2 Tablespoons 7-Up Soda



  1. Preheat oven to 315F/157C and grease a 10 cup Bundt Pan. 
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment or large bowl with a hand held mixer beat the butter for 2-3 minutes, until very light and fluffy. Add the granulated sugar and beat for another 6-8 minutes, the mixture will become very thick and fluffy. 
  3. Add the eggs one at a time. Gently fold in the flour then gently add the 7-Up, zest, and fresh juices.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour 8 Minutes- 1 Hour 12 Minutes, or until the cake is golden brown and if a knife is inserted not wet batter comes out 
  5. Let the cake cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before inverting on to a serving plate. Let cool completely before glazing the cake. 


  1. In a small bowl sift the powdered sugar then add the 7-Up Soda, whisk to combine. Use a spoon to drizzle over cake.  
  2. Store the cake in an air-tight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Keywords: soda cake, 7-Up cake, 7-Up dessert

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