Fruit Cocktail Cake

Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Diana Collins

By
@dianajcollins

This is a favorite at reunions and church suppers. The recipe works just as well using margerine or butter-flavored Crisco.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp
    soda
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 can(s)
    fruit cocktail
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ICING

  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    coconut
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or chopped walnuts

How to Make Fruit Cocktail Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream together butter, sugar, eggs, and brown sugar.
  2. Add soda, flour, fruit cocktail and vanilla. Blend thoroughly.
  3. Spray 9x13 inch cake pan with nonstick spray. Pour cake batter into pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. For icing, in medium saucepan, combine sugar, butter, evaporated milk and flour. Slowly bring to boil, stirring occasionally.
  6. Cook 2 minutes and add nuts and coconut. Spread warm over warm cake. Can be served warm or cold.

Printable Recipe Card

About Fruit Cocktail Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

12 Twists On Traditional Pb&j Recipe

12 Twists on Traditional PB&J

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Try these fun peanut butter and jelly recipes that reinvent a kid's classic. There's nothing basic about PB&J!

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Delicious Recipes Using Springtime Produce

Kitchen Crew

Spring has sprung! OK... maybe that's wishful thinking in some parts of the country. But we are so close to warmer weather and farmers' markets bursting with spring produce. I'm...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...