Vintage 7-Up cake recipes

The kids’ top food favorite flavored with their top drink favorite!

Original Seven-Up cake recipe with Seven-Up icing (1953)

Make a cake with contents of a package mix (white or yellow) using 7-Up instead of the liquid in the recipe!

7-Up icing recipe

Ingredients

2 egg whites
1 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons 7-Up
1/4 tablespoon cream of tartar

Directions

Put all ingredients in the top of a double boiler over boiling water. Upper pan should not touch surface fo water. beat with rotary beater (hand or electric) until stiff enough to stand in peaks, about 5 minutes.

Original Seven-Up cake recipe with Seven-Up icing (1953)


Cake mixes taste better when made with 7-Up (1959)

Never before have you had a cake so light, so airy, so high, and with such a delightful new flavor.

(Article continues below)

Just follow the directions on a package of prepared cake mix. Use 7-Up instead of the liquid in the recipe! White, yellow, spice, chocolate-malt… all flavors. You’ll be amazed how delicious the cake is.

Cake mixes taste better when made with 7-Up

 


7-Up pound cake recipe (1969)

Ingredients

2 sticks oleo [margarine]
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups flour
1 small bottle of 7 up, or one cup
1 teaspoon lemon flavoring
1 teaspoon butter flavoring

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees, and have ingredients at room temperature.

Cream oleo, shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after adding each egg. Add flour alternately with 7-Up and flavoring.

Bake in well-greased stem pan at 325 degrees until done. Needs no icing. Very good. – Mrs J J Miller, Corsicana, Texas


7-Up cake recipe with pineapple topping (1976)

From the Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio) – May 19, 1976

Ingredients

1 box yellow cake mix
1 box (small) vanilla instant pudding
3/4 cup cooking oil
4 eggs
1 bottle (10 ounces) 7-Up

Directions

Mix cake mix, pudding mix, oil and eggs until well-blended. Att 1 bottle (10 ounces) 7-up. Beat for 2 more minutes. Pour into 2 cake pans (9-inch) or a 9 by 13-inch pan that has been greased and floured. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes. (Note: 8-inch cake pans are too small, and will result in a 7-Up cake-coated oven.)



Topping for 7-Up cake

Ingredients

2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon flour
1 stick margarine
1 can (8-1/4 ounces) crushed pineapple, including juice
1 cup coconut

Directions

Cook eggs, sugar, flour, margarine and pineapple over medium heat until thickened. Add coconut and pour mixture over warm cake.


7-Up cake recipe: Lemon-lime flavor cake (1979)

From the Honolulu Star Bulletin (Hawaii) – May 23, 1979

Ingredients

1 package lemon supreme cake mix (or yellow cake mix)
3 eggs
1/2 cup Wesson oil
1 cup 7-Up
1/2 cup water

Directions

Combine all ingredients and mix for 3 minutes. Pour into 9×13″ pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Cool cake and poke holes into it with chopsticks. Into holes, pour Jello mixture of 1 small box lime Jell-O gelatin, 3/4 cup hot water and 3/4 cup cold water.

7-Up cake frosting

(Article continues below)

1 small box lemon instant pudding mix
1 envelope Dream Whip
3/4 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup water

Frosting directions

Beat until stiff and frost cake. Keep refrigerated.


7-Up Bundt cake

7-Up Bundt cake

From The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) – November 12, 1975

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups butter
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups flour
2 tablespoons lemon extract
3/4 cup 7-Up

Directions

Cream butter and sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well. Add flour; beat in lemon extract and 7-Up. Pour batter into well-greased and floured jumbo fluted Bundt mold. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1-1/2 hours.

Allow cake to cool in Bundt pan for 15 minutes before turning out.

Cake may be iced or drizzled with confectioners’ icing… or left plain.


7-Up Angel Cake Alaska recipe

From the Fresno Bee (California) – April 21, 1965

This version of Baked Alaska is simple even for beginning cooks to tackle. The ingredients — angel food cake, ice cream and meringue — are put together very simply. There’s no chance of the ice cream melting in the oven if you follow these easy steps.

Scroll down to see a larger version of the 7-Up cake recipe itself

7-Up Angel Cake Alaska

7-Up Angel Cake Alaska recipe


See the latest Click Americana books in our shop!



About this story

Source publication date: December 8, 1952

Filed under: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Christmas, Dessert recipes, Vintage advertisements

Click for more on these topics: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Have a comment? Leave it here!

Close

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
More in 1953, 1959, 1969, 1976, 1979, cake frosting, cake mixes, cakes, christmas, christmas recipes, pineapple, poke cake, pudding mix, soda
4 Christmas desserts: Gumdrop wreath, Popcorn snowman & more (1969)

Christmas dessert recipes Lemon European cake recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups...

Close