Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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Fruit Cocktail Cake

Doreen Schultz

By
@polishlady

Found this cake while looking thru my Mom's old recipes. I hadn't seen it in 35 years. She made this cake when unexpected company showed up.


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Rating:
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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

FRUIT COCKTAIL CAKE

1 1/2 c
sugar
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
2
large eggs
1 can(s)
fruit cocktail, in syrup (15 oz)

SPRINKLE TOPPING (WILL BE THE BOTTOM OF CAKE WHEN SERVED)

1/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
pecans, in pieces

BUTTER SAUCE TOPPING

1 c
butter, unsalted
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Spray or grease and flour a tube pan.

2Drain fruit cocktail, reserve syrup. Cut grapes in half.

3In large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Beat in Eggs and syrup from fruit cocktail. Fold in the fruit. Pour into prepared pan

4Sprinkle batter with brown sugar and pecans.

5Bake 35 to 40 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

6Make butter sauce topping. Bring butter, sugar, and milk to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

7Cool cake in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Flip cake onto a cake plate. Poke holes with a toothpick in top of cake. Pour slightly cooled butter sauce over cake while hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy