Dianne's Fruit Cocktail Cake

1
cathy tate

By
@cathylynne29

This cake is so very moist and light, it hits the spot on a hot summer day! My children, who are now grown, have loved this cake since they were very little. It is a favorite in our family.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
sugar
2 c
flour, plain
2 tsp
baking soda
1/8 tsp
salt
2 large
eggs
1 can(s)
fruit cocktail, 15oz can
1 c
evaporated milk
1 c
sugar
1 stick
butter
3/4 c
coconut
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1CAKE: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and sugar. Add eggs, mix well. Add fruit cocktail, mix well. Pour into 9x13 pan.
2Bake at 325 degrees 30-45 minutes until pick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.
3TOPPING: Combine evaporated milk, sugar and butter in a medium pan. Bring to a boil; stirring constantly for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add coconut and vanilla. Pour over cake while hot.
4You can serve this cake immediately while warm or later after cooling off. Both taste just as good.

About Dianne's Fruit Cocktail Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern