Fruit Cocktail Cake VII

Fruit Cocktail Cake VII


"This cake is very moist. It's one of my husband's favorites."


1 h 5 m servings 372 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 372 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.5g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 258 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift together the flour, and baking soda; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar and fruit cocktail. Beat in the flour mixture. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Prick the top with a fork and spread on topping while still hot.
  4. To make the topping: In a saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar, butter, evaporated milk and coconut. bring to a rolling boil over medium heat.
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  1. 27 Ratings


This was very good! I added brown sugar and crushed pecans to top before cooking, my whole family loved it!! Will be making this one again!

Terrific and Easy! Reminds me of mom's recipe except she used 1 tblsp baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt instead of baking soda. Gives it cake consistency. I also made an adjustment to the topping....

If you love a coconut topping and very moist and tender cake with fruit inside, this one's for you. It was excellent! It tastes best still slightly warm or at room temperature. We will definite...

This recipe was not a success at all. I made it twice for 15 to 20 people. Most of my guests did not like it but one or two of them just loved it - I guess it's a cake that you either hate or lo...

this is the best cake ever and not hard to make. moist and delicious my husband requests this cake all the times....

Excellent! Best I've ever had....or ever made!

I made this because my mom used to make this when I was little. The cake was as I remember it, but a bit chewy. The topping was nothing to write home about. Honestly, it doesn't need the topp...

My husband really enjoyed this recipe.I added a dash of cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg to the batter.Great recipe!!!!

This was so good. I've never had fruit cocktail cake before but it was excellent. It was also very easy to make. I will be making this many more times.