fruit cocktail cake- mom's

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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

I don't know where Mom got this recipe but she made it often and could make it quickly if she needed a dessert. We always ate it up, usually before it got cold. Yum...... This is a popular recipe in the 1970's and 80's in Northern Indiana.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For fruit cocktail cake- mom's

  • 1 pkg
    (2 layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 can
    (16 ounces) fruit cocktail (regular or tropical variety)
  • 1 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 2 lg
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk

How To Make fruit cocktail cake- mom's

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9 by 13 inch pan. Combine cake mix, undrained fruit, 1 cup coconut and eggs in a mixer bowl. Then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour this mixture into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and nuts. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • 2
    Heat together butter, sugar and milk. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup coconut and mix. Spoon over warm cake. Top with Cool Whip before serving, if desired.

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