Fruit Cocktail Cake

Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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Doreen Schultz

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@polishlady

Found this cake while looking thru my Mom's old recipes. I hadn't seen it in 35 years. She made this cake when unexpected company showed up.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • FRUIT COCKTAIL CAKE

  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 can(s)
    fruit cocktail, in syrup (15 oz)
  • SPRINKLE TOPPING (WILL BE THE BOTTOM OF CAKE WHEN SERVED)

  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • BUTTER SAUCE TOPPING

  • 1 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Fruit Cocktail Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray or grease and flour a tube pan.
  2. Drain fruit cocktail, reserve syrup. Cut grapes in half.
  3. In large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar. Beat in Eggs and syrup from fruit cocktail. Fold in the fruit. Pour into prepared pan
  4. Sprinkle batter with brown sugar and pecans.
  5. Bake 35 to 40 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Make butter sauce topping. Bring butter, sugar, and milk to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  7. Cool cake in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Flip cake onto a cake plate. Poke holes with a toothpick in top of cake. Pour slightly cooled butter sauce over cake while hot.

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About Fruit Cocktail Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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