Fruit Cocktail Cake

Sandy Klotzbach


My mom made this cake for us when I was growing up in the 50's and 60's. I made it for my family and it became a favorite of theirs too! Easy to make and very moist without the use of oil.


★★★★★ 2 votes

40 Min


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  • 1 medium can(s)
    fruit cocktail, in syrup
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp

  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed

How to Make Fruit Cocktail Cake


  1. Place fruit cocktail, including juice, into large bowl. Add white sugar and egg. Mix well, and then add dry ingredients.
  2. Mix until well blended and spoon into a well greased 9" square cake pan.
  3. Stir together chopped nuts and brown sugar. Add to top of cake batter. Lightly pat down. Bake until done, about 40 minutes at 350 degrees until lightly browned. Toothpick test does not work with this recipe.

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About Fruit Cocktail Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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