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Ruby Cake

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is a Fruit Cocktail Cake with a coconut-brown sugar-nut topping and a creamy coconut sauce."
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1 h 30 m servings 528
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Mix together the topping ingredients - brown sugar, chopped nuts and 1 cup coconut. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the eggs and fruit cocktail with juice. Mix well and pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with topping mixture.
  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.
  4. In a saucepan, combine margarine, corn syrup, evaporated milk and flaked coconut. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Pour over cake and place back in oven for few minutes until it bubbles.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 528 calories; 19.9 85.1 6.8 37 432 Full nutrition

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This cake was super moist and yummy! I'll be making this again! Great for a potluck!

I thought this was very good and pretty easy . . .but I didn't do the last frosting topping; it just seemed sweet enough already. Hubs agreed with me and does seem to like the cake. I had to b...

My 10 year old daughter made this for a potluck dinner at church. Everyone loved it! It was very easy for her to make the cake. I made the boiled icing to go on top. This topping tastes like...

yummmmm! but. ...had to substitute the fruit cocktail with 1 1/2 mashed bananas and 4 oz of fruit juice. Also, had no corn syrup, soooo. ..didn’t put any:-) but this was beyond delicious!!!!

So moist. So good. Had request by family to make it again and for more people the next week! It’s a crowd pleaser