Original Ugly Duckling Cake

Paula Todora

By
@ptodora

From the early 70s, this cake is easy and moist. Made with a cake mix and canned fruit cocktail, it's really not ugly at all.


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Comments:

Serves:

12

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
yellow cake mix
1 can(s)
16 ounces fruit cocktail in heavy syrup
2 1/2 c
sweetened coconut
2
eggs
1/2 c
light brown sugar
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
canned evaporated milk (not sweetened condensed milk)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2
In the bowl of an electric mixer, add cake mix, fruit cocktail with syrup, 1 cup of the coconut and the eggs. Mix on medium low for 2 minutes, or until well blended. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake 45 minutes, or until set but don't overbake.
3
While cake is cooking, make topping by heating the butter, sugar and milk on medium low in a saucepan, stirring occasionally. Once it boils, boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add remaining coconut. Pour over hot cake when removed from oven. Serve warm or cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids