Mama Harris’ Infamous 7-Up Cake

You can never have too many cake recipes, as much as we go back to our favorite recipes time and time again, there is always room for a new recipe especially with so many to choose from! This "Mama Harris' Infamous 7-Up Cake," might sound like an unusual combination, but make no mistake it's irresistible.

This 7-Up cake recipe is great to make in a bundt pan, and is perfect as you can slice them thin, great for lunches or snacks. This lemon 7-Up cake is bursting with flavor, it might seem strange to put 7-Up in cake, but it helps make the cake extra moist and adds to the great flavour, any lemon lime soda will do. There is a sweet lemon taste throughout this lemon 7-Up cake recipe. This cake recipe is made from scratch with butter, sugar, eggs, flour, lemon extract, vanilla, 7-Up (or lemon/lime flavored soda), you will mix the ingredients, bake and let the cake cool. This is when you can make the perfect lemon glaze recipe, its simple with powdered sugar milk and lemon extract, just pour over cake and there you go, its like sunshine on a plate.

Dawn, who is also known as "Mama Harris," got the moniker as she was a single mom to two boys at the young age of 22 years old, so she spent many years as a single mom. She worked hard, sometimes two jobs, and went back to school for a few years, before meeting her now husband, who also had children, along with adopting two more children later on, so the name definitely fits. This mom has plenty of experience cooking for a group of people everyday. On her site you will find lots of recipes from breakfast recipes, lunch recipes, dinner recipes, dessert recipes, slow cooker recipes, tortellini pesto pasta salad with sun dried tomatoes recipes, chicken recipes, rice recipes and lots more.

Common cake ingredients can include flour, sugar, eggs, and butter or oil, with some recipes also requiring additional liquid most often milk or water, and leavening agents (such as yeast or baking powder). Common additional flavourings include dried, candied or fresh fruit, nuts, cocoa or extracts, and numerous substitutions for the primary ingredients are possible. Cakes can also be filled with fruit preserves or dessert sauces to include like pastry cream, iced with buttercream or other icings, and decorated with marzipan, piped borders, and/or candied fruit. Cakes are often served as a special dessert recipe on ceremonial occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays. There are numerous cake recipes to include some that are bread like, some that are rich and elaborate, and many that are centuries old. Cake making is no longer a complicated procedure and while at one time thought to be a lot of work, baking equipment and directions have been simplified so that even the most amateur cook may bake a cake.


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