Fruit Cocktail Cake

Recipe by NovaLee

This is a very moist and rich cake.

Top Review by SmilinJenE

This turned out very different from what I was expecting, so I was disappointed at first, but this was REALLY a lovely cake. It isn't a kid favorite, but the grown-ups loved it. It stayed moist for a week. The topping is really what makes this cake. Thanks SO much for sharing this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together sugar, flour, baking soda, salt eggs, and fruit, pour into a ungreased 13x9 pan.
  2. Combine brown sugar, nuts, and coconut; sprinkle on top cake.
  3. Bake at 325°F for 45-50 minutes.
  4. Boil for 2-3 minutes sugar, butter, vanilla and can milk.
  5. When cake is done pierce cake with a toothpick all over and pour milk mixture over cake while it is still hot.
  6. * (I have used only half of the milk mixture and it is fine also).

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