Fruit Cocktail Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a favorite from my Nana.

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.


Most Helpful

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!

Starfire (aka Wendy) December 06, 2007

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