Sun Drop® Pound Cake


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

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 45 mins
1 9-inch tube pan



  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup margarine

  • ½ cup vegetable shortening (such as Crisco®)

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 6 fluid ounces citrus-flavored soda (such as Sun Drop®)

  • 5 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 2 cups confectioners sugar

  • 2 tablespoons margarine, melted

  • 1 fluid ounce citrus-flavored soda (such as Sun Drop®)


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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 (per serving)

489 Calories
21g Fat
73g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 489
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 55g
Protein 5g
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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