Dianne's Fruit Cocktail Cake

cathy tate

By
@cathylynne29

This cake is so very moist and light, it hits the spot on a hot summer day! My children, who are now grown, have loved this cake since they were very little. It is a favorite in our family.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
sugar
2 c
flour, plain
2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs
1 can(s)
fruit cocktail, 15oz can
1 c
evaporated milk
1 c
sugar
1 stick
butter
3/4 c
coconut
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CAKE: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and sugar. Add eggs, mix well. Add fruit cocktail, mix well. Pour into 9x13 pan.
2
Bake at 325 degrees 30-45 minutes until pick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.
3
TOPPING: Combine evaporated milk, sugar and butter in a medium pan. Bring to a boil; stirring constantly for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add coconut and vanilla. Pour over cake while hot.
4
You can serve this cake immediately while warm or later after cooling off. Both taste just as good.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern