Texas Tornado Cake

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Ann Hammock 0

"This recipe is quick and easy, and can be made with ingredients at hand. Serve it to those guests who strike unexpectedly."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 203 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 203 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 4.9 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.8g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 151 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch cake pan. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Mix together sugar, eggs, fruit cocktail, soda, and flour. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Mix the brown sugar and nuts together, and sprinkle mixture onto the batter.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes, or until done.
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PUDDIN7
12/12/2004

I baked this cake years ago. It is simply delicious! It's great for a crowd. Here is how to make the icing: 1 stick of butter 3/4 cups sugar(regular) 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 cup flaked coconut Boil sugar, butter and milk for 2 minutes. Add coconut. Spread icing on cake while icing and cake are hot. Enjoy!

Korrine
5/1/2008

This cake is fabulous! I made it as directed, including the butter glaze another reviewer mentioned (with the exception of the coconut, as I didn't have any on hand). My kids had 3 pieces each (normal limit is one, but this cake was so good, none of us could stop eating it), and my 5yo DD exclaimed, "This is the best cake I ever tasted!" This cake doesn't disappoint - plus, it's very easy. Definitely 5 stars!

CHEFNANCY
10/22/2002

Do not add too much of the liquid from the fruit cocktail - will make the cake too moist to cook thoroughly