Fruit Cocktail Dessert

Jeanne Gliddon

By
@jgliddon45

Here is another favorite recipe from A Women's Paradise of recipes by the Associated Women For Pepperdine College cookbook that was published in 1962. Please note that this is not the same as a Fruit Cocktail Cake. The center is soft while the top is chewy and it is best served warm with Vanilla Ice Cream or Whipped Cream. My tweak was to add the melted butter to the topping because I found that it adds to the chewiness of this wonderful down home dessert!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 c
flour
1 tsp
soda
1 large
egg
1 can(s)
fruit cocktail, juice and all
3/4 c
chopped walnuts
3/4 c
brown sugar
4 Tbsp
butter, melted

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2Gather all ingredients.
3Beat egg.
4Add all ingredients except walnuts nuts, brown sugar and melted butter
5Blend together with spoon.
6Pour in 8x11 baking pan that has been sprayed with no stick cooking spray.
7Combine brown sugar and walnuts in bowl.
8Sprinkle brown sugar and nuts evenly on batter and pat down lightly. Drizzle melted butter over topping.
9Bake for 40-50 minutes until golden brown.
10And looks like this!
11Spoon out in bowls and serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Fruit, #nuts, #sugar, #flour, #Egg