Fruit Cocktail Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by elefly

This is a favorite from my Nana.

Top Review by Starfire aka Wendy

This is something my Mom used to make me as a child. I did not have her recipe. Thank you so very much for posting this. This brings back memories!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together flour, sugar, eggs, baking soda and fruit cocktail.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the brown sugar and nuts.
  3. Spoon the cake batter into an ungreased 9 X 13 inch cake pan.
  4. Sprinkle sugar/nut mixure over cake.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes.
  6. When cake is almost done, place the butter, sugar and evaporated milk in a sauce pan.
  7. Bring to a boil and continue to boil for 5 minutes.
  8. Add coconut and vanilla.
  9. As soon as the cake is out of the oven, pour the frosting over the top of the cake.
  10. Important- both the cake and the frosting must be hot.
  11. Enjoy warm or room temperature.

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