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Cherry 7up Cake Recipe

This moist and sweet cherry 7-Up pound cake is a perfect treat! Top with a homemade cherry vanilla glaze and serve for breakfast or dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cherry 7-Up Pound Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 2 sticks softened salted butter
  • 3 cups of granulated sugar
  • Zest of 1 medium lemon
  • Zest of 1 medium lime
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries minced
  • 1/4 cup juice from cherry jar
  • 3/4 cup Cherry 7up or regular 7up
  • Glaze
  • 1 1/4 cup of confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup of 7up
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 tsp cherry juice from jar


  • Place the butter in the bowl, and mix until it's nice and fluffy.
  • Add in the sugar, and mix the ingredients until well combined.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, and mix.
  • Next, add in the lemon & lime zest, and salt. Now mix.
  • Add in the cherries, and the cherry juice, and mix.
  • Alternate adding in the all purpose flour, and 7up.
  • Once everything is well incorporated, spray your cake pan with baking spray.
  • Pour the cake batter into the cake pan, and smooth out.
  • Bake the cake on 325 F for 1 hour 25 minutes to 1 hour 35 minutes.
  • Remove the cake from the oven, and let cool.
  • Combine all the ingredients for the glaze in a cup or small bowl, and mix until lump free.
  • Once the cake is cool, pour or spoon out the glaze all over the cake.
  • Let sit for at least 15 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!