Fruit Cocktail Cake (from a Cake Mix)

Recipe by newspapergal
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) box yellow cake mix (I use the kind with pudding in the mix, Betty Crocker)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can fruit cocktail, undrained
  • 1
    cup coconut, plus
  • 12
    cup coconut
  • 12
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat to 325*.
  • Combine cake mix, fruit cocktail with juices, 1 cup of coconut and eggs in a large mixer bowl.
  • Blend, then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour batter into greased 9x13 pan, or two 8x8 pans.
  • Sprinkle batter evenly with remaining 1/2 cup of coconut, and then 1/2 cup of brown sugar.
  • Bake at 325* for 45 min (if 9x13 pan; about 30-35 min for two pans).
  • Serve warm or room temp; stays moist for several days.
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