Punch Bowl Cake

Sundra Heard


I remembered having this as a kid. But no one was making it any more at any function. So I revised it for myself and now people want it all the time. So try it out at your next function - family, church, work. It serves a lot of folks.

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
30 Min


1 box
yellow cake mix
2 pkg
cool whip topping
1 box
cheesecake pudding mix
14oz can(s)
fruit cocktail, canned
banana, sliced
1/4 c
cherries, chopped
1 c
pecans, chopped, halved


1Bake cake as directed on box in a 13 x 9 pan. Set aside.
2In a large bowl, fix pudding mix as directed on box. Stir in on package of softened cool whip topping. Set in refrigerator to keep cool.
3In another bowl, add can of drained fruit cocktail. Add banana, cherries, and 1/2 cup of pecans. Mix together. Set aside.
May use any fresh fruit or Tropical fruit mix.
4Cut your cake into 3 parts. In your Large punch bowl tear third of cake in bottom, layer with pudding mix, fruit, cake, pudding mix, fruit, cake. Make sure you end with cake.
5Top cake with last container of cool whipped topping and sprinkle on 1/2 cup of pecans. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Refrigerate any leftovers.

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