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Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marj Moritz

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FOR THE CAKE...

1 C. white sugar
1 C. brown sugar
2 C. Flour
2 t. soda
2 t. salt
1 can of fruit cocktail (#303 cab, do not drain
2 eggs

FOR THE TOPPING:

C. brown sugar
C. chopped nuts (your choice, I usually use pecan pieces)
Cool Whip - optional

Directions:
Directions:
FOR THE CAKE...
1. Mix all ingredients, except the eggs,
with an electric mixer.
2. After all ingredients are mixed well, add the 2 eggs already beaten.
3. Pour into a greased 9 X 13 cake pan.

FOR THE TOPPING...
1. Mix in a small bowl the brown sugar and the chopped nuts.
2. Sprinkly evenly on top the poured cake batter.

Bake in a 350 preheated oven for 30-45 minutes until browned evenly and a inserted toothpick pulls out clean.

NOTE: This is awesome when served warm and topped with a spoonful of Cool Whip or vanilla ice cream. This one is a delight to serve guests, too.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve this following dinner tonight; your family will know they are loved!

 

 

 

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