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Easy 7-Up Coffee Cake is the perfect coffee cake. It is tasty enough for any special breakfast or brunch and easy enough to make for any day of the week. Simply Sated
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Easy 7-Up Coffee Cake

Easy 7-Up Coffee Cake is tasty enough for any special breakfast or brunch and easy enough to make any day of the week.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12
Author Susie Gall


  • For the Cake:
  • 1 16.5 ounce package yellow cake mix – Duncan Hines Classic Yellow works well. *See notes
  • ¾ cup canola oil
  • ¾ cup 7-Up
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract if using almonds or pure vanilla extract (if using pecans or other nuts)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 4 ounce package vanilla instant pudding mix
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  • For the Topping Mixture:
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar packed
  • ¾ cup sliced almonds or chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with baking spray.
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  4. For the cake:
  5. Combine cake mix, oil,7-Up, almond or vanilla, eggs and pudding mix in the bowl of electric mixer. Beat on LOW speed for 30 seconds, then beat on MED speed for 2 minutes.
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  7. For the Topping Mixture:
  8. Combine brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon in a small bowl and mix well.
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  10. To Bake:
  11. Pour half the batter into 9x13-inch baking pan.
  12. Swirl ¼ cup of topping mixture throughout the batter.
  13. Top with remaining batter then swirl another ¼ cup topping mixture throughout.
  14. Sprinkle last ¼ cup topping mixture over top of batter.
  15. Bake at 350F for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  16. Enjoy!