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drema's fruit cocktail cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Drema Bryant
High Point, NC

A delicicous cake that is really moist. An old family favorite that is always a big hit. I hope you will enjoy.

(1 rating)
yield 10 -12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For drema's fruit cocktail cake

  • 1 pkg
    duncan hines yellow cake mix
  • 1 can
    del monte fruit cocktail, large, undrained
  • 1 can
    dvaporated milk, small
  • 1 stick
    butter or margerine
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped or pcs
  • 3 Tbsp

How To Make drema's fruit cocktail cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven and grease an oblong baking dish or cake pan. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Reduce water by 1/2 cup. Mix well and beat according to package directions.
  • 2
    Pour cake batter into baking pan. Gently pour in fruit cocktail and juice into center of prepared cake mix.
  • 3
    Bake according to directions on box adding about 10 minutes. Test center done when tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
  • 4
    While baking, prepare topping. In large mixing bowl place coconut, sugar and pecans and flour. Using hands gently toss ingredients together until well mixed. Pour in evaporated milk and melted butter. Mix thoroughly until coated well. Store or set aside.
  • 5
    Remove cake from oven and apply topping to cake while warm. Allow cake to cool before serving. Enjoy! Tip - Alternative cake mix would be pineapple upside down is delicious also with the above recipe!

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