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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Spray or grease and flour a tube pan.
2
Drain fruit cocktail, reserve syrup. Cut grapes in half.
3
In 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
4
Sprinkle batter with brown sugar and pecans.
5
Bake 35 to 40 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
6
Make butter sauce topping. Bring butter, sugar, and milk to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
7
Cool 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