Fruit Cocktail Cake
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Serves: 12
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 (398ml/15 oz) can fruit cocktail with juices
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅔ cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 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 ½ cups sugar together until smooth. Beat in flour mixture and fruit cocktail with juice. Spread into prepared pan. Mix together the brown sugar and chopped walnuts; sprinkle on top of batter.
  3. Bake 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.
  4. To make topping: In a small saucepan, combine sugar, butter and evaporated milk. Bring to a boil and stir in coconut. Pour topping evenly over cake.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe by Salu Salo Recipes at