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    Fruit Cocktail Coconut Cake

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    20 mins

    45 mins

    Old widow's Note:

    My mother made this all the time when we were growing up. It is very sweet so a little goes a long way. Not a pretty cake but oh so good and easy to prepare. I have frozen this in precut squares and popped in the microwave for a sweet warm treat.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine cake mix, fruit cocktail with syrup, 1 cup coconut and eggs in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes.
    2. 2
      Pour into greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
    3. 3
      Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
    4. 4
      In saucepan bring butter, sugar and milk to a boil, boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in remaining coconut. Spoon over hot cake in pan. Serve warm or cool.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 25, 2011

      55

      I made a small mistake and forgot to add coconut to the batter. My peeps wouldn't ban me for that. I'm the only one who knows how to work the kitchen. Delicious!

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    • on November 05, 2010

      55

      Yum! We loved this cake -- yes, it is quite sweet but that's the way my husband and son like their dessert. I don't think the cake is an "Ugly Duckling" at all. I did serve it with a sliced strawberry on top of each piece, but even without it the cake still looked nice. The only thing I would change is to next time combine the batter by hand and then use the mixer for only a few seconds so that there will be some chunks of the fruit left in the batter. I'll be making this again -- it's really good!

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    • on August 27, 2010

      55

      Used to make this alot the recipe that I have called it the "Ugly Duckling Cake" it is not pretty but sure tastes good!

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    Nutritional Facts for Fruit Cocktail Coconut Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (105 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 454.2
     
    Calories from Fat 224
    49%
    Total Fat 24.8 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 15.8 g
    79%
    Cholesterol 55.2 mg
    18%
    Sodium 379.1 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 55.6 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 36.9 g
    147%
    Protein 4.8 g
    9%

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    fruit cocktail in syrup

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