If you love Sun Drop® you'll love this cake. A moist citrus cake with it's own Sun Drop® glaze.

Tammy
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Cake:
Glaze:

Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a tube pan.

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  • Beat white sugar, 1 cup margarine, and shortening together with an electric mixer until creamy and smooth. Mix flour, 6 fluid ounces citrus-flavored soda, eggs, lemon extract, and vanilla extract into the creamed mixture until well incorporated. Pour batter into the prepared tube pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Let cake cool for 10 minutes before turning cake onto a serving plate.

  • Whisk confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons melted margarine, and 1 fluid ounce citrus-flavored soda together in a bowl until smooth; spread over cake.

Nutrition Facts

489 calories; 20.7 g total fat; 58 mg cholesterol; 170 mg sodium. 72.6 g carbohydrates; 4.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (8)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2018
Fantastic! I followed the directions except for switching it up to make a Cherry Lemon Sun Drop pound cake. I used Cherry Lemon Sun Drop soda and added a dash of maraschino cherry juice with the extracts. Same with the glaze. Perfect! Sometimes I male a Cherry Lemon buttercream frosting in lieu of the glaze. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
11/30/2015
Tasted good but had no lemon taste. I will not make this again. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2018
Fantastic! I followed the directions except for switching it up to make a Cherry Lemon Sun Drop pound cake. I used Cherry Lemon Sun Drop soda and added a dash of maraschino cherry juice with the extracts. Same with the glaze. Perfect! Sometimes I male a Cherry Lemon buttercream frosting in lieu of the glaze. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2018
Fantastic! I followed the directions except for switching it up to make a Cherry Lemon Sun Drop pound cake. I used Cherry Lemon Sun Drop soda and added a dash of maraschino cherry juice with the extracts. Same with the glaze. Perfect! Sometimes I male a Cherry Lemon buttercream frosting in lieu of the glaze. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/05/2017
Instead of sundrop soda I used orange cream soda and real orange juice. This recipe is so moist and firm. My friends and coworkers love when I make it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/12/2018
Easy and yummy too! My co workers at the hospital love it as well as my daughter s friends at college! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2018
I just took this cake out of the oven and it was perfect!! Moist on the inside with just an ever so slight crust on the outside! I did have to make a couple of substitutes: cake flour instead of all purpose flour and 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup canola oil instead of 1/2 cup crisco. It's the best Sundrop cake I've ever made!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/16/2019
Perfect as written! This is the classic recipe. Been using it for quite a while and everyone loves it! I make mine in a Bundt pan and the results look much more like the second and third photos attached to this recipe. I've never applied that much icing on the finished cake; it's drizzled over the cake to run down the sides. Should one WANT to taste more lemon (Notice that this is NOT a recipe for a Lemon Cake; it's for a Sundrop Cake) I have on occasion added just a tiny bit of lemon extract to the icing. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
11/30/2015
Tasted good but had no lemon taste. I will not make this again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/08/2015
Fantastic! Turned out great the two times I've made it. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/05/2016
This is a simple delicious recipe. Everyone who tasted it loved it. I didn't change one thing.....I am however going to try this same recipe with an orange soda and orange extract. Read More