Fruit Cocktail Cake I

Fruit Cocktail Cake I


"A lovely fruit cocktail cake, simple and delicious."


1 h 30 m servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 148 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Spray one 8 x 8 inch square baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine flour, white sugar, salt, baking powder, egg, and fruit cocktail. Mix until just combined and pour into the prepared pan. Sprinkle top with the brown sugar.
  3. Bake at 32 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until golden brown.
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  1. 13 Ratings


This was one of the WORST cakes that I have ever tasted. There was no flavor at all to it except for sugar.

I really hate to write this but it was horrible. It didnt have any taste at all. I will never make it again. Im sorry for the review...but YUK

I thought it was good considering the simple ingredients and lack of oil! Even my kids loved it! I put some crushed walnuts on top along with the brown sugar.

I rate this in honor of my son, who loves this cake. Many people complain it is bland but for a kid its just perfect, not too sweet, no funky coconut or nuts to mess with picking out. For those ...

I'm sorry to say that the only good thing about this cake is that it's moist. No one mentioned if you should drain the fruit cocktail so I didn't...I think you are supposed to. My "batter" was...

I added vanilla and a dash of cinnamon-and my 4 teenagers didn't leave a crumb!! I also doubled the recipe and added applesauce, again it was fantastic. Thanks for this simple cake recipe!

This has been a favorite of our family for years. We have always made the coconut pecan frosting that is normally used on a german chocolate cake. Put it on the cake while still warm so that it...

Not very good.

Really enjoyed the delicate flavor, not over powering and great with fresh dollop of whipped cream! I did have to bake it almost 25 minutes longer, just kept checking it with a fine steak knife...