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Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Fruit Cocktail Cake, by , is from Southern Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Donna Riser
Added: Thursday, May 1, 2008


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 eggs
1 (15 oz.) can of fruit cocktail, undrained
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans

In a large bowl combine flour,sugar, salt and baking soda. Add eggs and mix well. Add UNDRAINED fruit cocktail. Pour into a greased and floured 9x11 pan. Mix brown sugar and pecans. Sprinkle on top of batter. Bake at 350 for 30 to 45 min. Cool completely before pouring on icing.

3/4 cups of sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
3/4 stick margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix first three ingredients together in a sausepan and boil for 2 min. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour cooled cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very moist cake. It has an old fashioned taste. The fruit, nuts and caramelized icing taste great together.




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