Fruit Cocktail Cake VI

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This recipe has been in my family for years. It is a very moist cake with a delightful buttery coconut topping.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 pinches salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can fruit cocktail with juice

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 1 (7 ounce) package flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, Beat eggs and 1 1/2 cups white sugar together until smooth. Beat in flour mixture and fruit cocktail with juice. Spread into prepared pan. Mix together the brown sugar and chopped nuts; sprinkle on top of cake.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from oven and immediately poke holes in cake with fork. Pour topping over cake.

  4. To make the topping: In a small saucepan, combine sugar, butter and evaporated milk. Bring to a boil, and stir in coconut.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

474 Calories
17g Fat
77g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 474
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 339mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 58g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 198mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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