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fruit cocktail cake

Recipe by
Joelle Johnson
Burton, MI

I decided to create this recipe to have something easy and yummy. My husband said this was the best cake of his life ans he wants it every year for his birthday!

yield 9 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For fruit cocktail cake

  • 1
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 can
    fruit cocktail (15 oz)
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar, optional

How To Make fruit cocktail cake

  • 1
    In a large bowl, add the egg, sugars, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, fruit cocktail, and salt. Mix well.
  • 2
    Add the flour, coconut, and baking powder, mixing until just combined.
  • 3
    Pour into a greased baking dish. (I used an 11x8.) Spread into an even layer.
  • 4
    Place in a preheated 350 degree F oven and bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
  • 5
    Dust with powdered sugar, if using. Cut into squares and enjoy.