Fruit Cocktail Brunch or anytime Cake

Fruit Cocktail Brunch Or Anytime Cake Recipe

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Susan Seals


This is such a moist cake, contains no oil. It is an old recipe but tastes as good today as it did 30 years ago


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
45 Min


  • 2 c
    sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 16 oz
    can of fruit cocktail
  • 2
    eggs - beaten

  • 1/3 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 c
    flaked cocunut
  • 1/3 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans
  • SAUCE:

  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c

How to Make Fruit Cocktail Brunch or anytime Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13x9x2 pan.
    For Cake: Into large mixing bowl, combine flour, 1 1/2 cup sugar, soda and salt. In a separate bowl combine beaten eggs and fruit cocktail. Pour eggs and fruit cocktail, including syrup, into dry ingredients, stir until well blended. Pour into greased 13x9x2 pan.
  2. For Topping: Combine brown sugar, coconut and nuts; sprinkle over batter. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  3. For Sauce: While cake is baking heat together slowly 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup evaporated milk and 1 cup sugar until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil. Pierce top of slightly cooled cake with a fork; drizzle sauce over the top of the cake.
  4. Allow to cool somewhat and enjoy. This was taken off the Label from a can of 16 - 17 oz. Fruit Cocktail over 30 years ago. It was delicious then and even better today.

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About Fruit Cocktail Brunch or anytime Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Fruit, #Brunch

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