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The simple childhood joy of drinking a Shirley Temple can now be made into a cake, and that’s certainly cause for celebration.

7Up makes the cake moist while adding classic lemon-lime flavor. Extra cherry juice is added after the cake comes out of the oven, plus a lemon glaze gives it the perfect finish.

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Bake one today for a fun summertime treat!

Here’s what you’ll need:

For the cake:

  • 1½ cups butter, softened

  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons lemon extract
  • ¾ cup 7Up
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries 10 oz, drained and juice reserved

For the glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon extract
  • 3-4 tablespoons milk

Find the full recipe on Tastes of Lizzy T.

Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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