Dianne's Fruit Cocktail Cake

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
cathylynne29 avatar
By cathy tate
from 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.

serves 10-12
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    flour, plain
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1 can
    fruit cocktail, 15oz can
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 3/4 c
    coconut
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
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How To Make

  • 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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