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dianne's fruit cocktail cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
cathy tate
high point, NC

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.

(2 ratings)
yield 10 -12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dianne's fruit cocktail cake

  • 1 3/4 c
  • 2 c
    flour, plain
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 lg
  • 1 can
    fruit cocktail, 15oz can
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
  • 1 stick
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp

How To Make dianne's fruit cocktail cake

  • 1
    CAKE: 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.
  • 2
    Bake at 325 degrees 30-45 minutes until pick inserted into the center of cake comes out clean.
  • 3
    TOPPING: 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.
  • 4
    You can serve this cake immediately while warm or later after cooling off. Both taste just as good.

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