Any Fruit'll Do Cake

Carolyn Parke


An old fashion cake that is definitely pleasing to everyone's pallet. One of my favorites to bake on a crisp fall day, or just plain good anytime. Top with either fresh whipped topping or the caramel frosting recipe. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
50 Min


  • 1 qt
    any fruit, can be older or discolored as well.
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 4 c
  • 4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1 c
    raisins (optional)

  • 1/3 stick
    butter or margaring
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 21/2 c
    powder sugar

How to Make Any Fruit'll Do Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Put fruit in blender and puree.
  3. In a large bowl, combine oil and sugar. Add fruit mixture and Mix well. Sift in remaining dry ingredients. Stir till all is mixed together. Add raisins and nuts.
  4. Bake on a well greased cookie sheet, or use a 9X13 inch and a 8 inch square pan.
  5. For cookie sheet: Bake 25 minutes
    For 9X13 and 8 inch square pans: Bake 40-50 minutes.
  6. For Frosting: In small sauce pan, Combine butter, brown sugar, and evaporated milk. Bring to a full rolling boil for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar. Spread immediately on hot cake as frosting sets up fast.

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About Any Fruit'll Do Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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