Fruit Cocktail Cake

Zelda Hopkins


This recipe means a lot to me. My mother and my niece who just died with ovarian cancer use to fix this all the time. Its very delicious. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    fruit cocktail, in syrup
  • 2 large

  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/2 c
    coconut, shredded

How to Make Fruit Cocktail Cake


  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder,and salt, Then add fruit cocktail with juice and 2 eggs. Bake in greased and floured 13x9 pan at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  2. Mix sugar, milk, vanilla, and butter. Mix well, place on medium burner and when it comes to a rolling boil, lower heat and cook 7 minutes or til thickened. Add nuts and coconuts. Pour over warm cake.

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About Fruit Cocktail Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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