Seven-up pound cake

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Regular Margarine
½ cup Shortening
3 cups Sugar
5 larges Eggs
3 cups Unbleached Flour (Cake
Flour Was Not Specified)
2 tablespoons Lemon Extract
1 cup 7-Up (Room Temperature)

This is an old recipe that comes from a request in the local paper for "Classic Recipes". They called the 7-Up bottling company and they did not even know about it. Someone developed this on their own and never let the company know about it. BTW 7-Up comes from the popular card game in the 1930's.

Cream the margarine, shortening and sugar together beating until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition. Beat in the flour, then beat in the extract and 7-Up.

Blend well. Pour the batter into a well-greased and floured tube pan and bake at 325 degrees F for 1 to 1½ hours.

From The Rocky Mountain News "Food Fare" Section September 3, 1986

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