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Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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

Evelyn Horne
Added: Friday, September 11, 2009


1 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 c. plain flour
c. vegetable oil
tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 medium can fruit cocktail (juice, too.)
1 cup coconut
Frosting: 1 stick butter, c. evaporated milk,
3/4 c. sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, c. coconut
c chopped pecans

Grease a 9x13 sheet cake pan. Beat eggs, sugar and oil together. Add flour, salt, and soda. Add fruit cocktail and juice; mix well. Pour batter into greased pan. Pour coconut over batter. Bake at 350 for 30 -45 minutes.
Prepare frosting while cake is baking. In a saucepan, combine butter, milk, sugar. Bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute; stir constantly. Add vanilla, coconut and chopped nuts. Spread hot frosting on hot cake.




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