I made the 7-up cake and the texture was not very good and it did not rise evenly. Could it be because I did not add any baking powder? The recipe I found on here and by googling, did not have baking powder in the ingredients.
I've tried it too and it was horrid.
I found this on another posting. It includes shortening. That may make a difference. I will try it tomorrow and see.
7-UP POUND CAKE
2 Sticks Butter or Margarine
1/2 C Vegetable Shortening
2 C Sugar
3 C Flour
1 (7-ounce) Bottle 7-UP (or can of course)
1 Tsp Lemon or Vanilla Flavoring
1 Tsp Butter Flavoring
Preheat oven to 325. All ingredients should be at room temperature. Cream butter and shortening with sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add flour alternately with 7-up and flavorings. Bake in a greased tube pan at 325 for at least 1 hour.
I have a wonderful recipe for 7-up cake that was given to me by a coworker. She makes it for every bake sale we have. I will be glad to share her recipe if you would like.
Yes please. Can you post it here. Thanks.
AThis is very similar to your recipe posted above.
2 sticks butter (softened) 1/2 cup shortening 3 cups AP flour 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 1 cup 7-up 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp lemon extract
Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar A few tbs of orange juice
Cream butter and shortening. Add sugar and cream Until fluffy. Add eggs beating well after each addition. Add half of flour and bear. Add 7 up and beat. Add other half of flour. Stir until just combined. Bake 325 for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Combine powdered sugar and orange juice until you have a thick glaze. Pour over warm cake.
Thanks. This is it :-) I just have to make sure I fill the pans to the top if I want a 2" cake, because it doesn't rise.