Fruit Cocktail Cake

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“This recipes is from my Aunt Janet Chute-excellent summer cake!!”
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together by hand the flour, sugar, soda, salt, eggs and fruit cocktail with juice.
  2. Do not over mix and do not beat.
  3. Pour into a 9x13 cake pan sprayed with pam.
  4. Sprinkle 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup chopped pecans over top of cake.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 40 minutes.
  6. Remove and place on a rack to cool.
  7. While cooling (15 minutes) in a medium pan bring to a slow boil the evaporated milk, sugar and butter.
  8. Once the butter is melted and the slow boil is reached remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.
  9. With a carving fork poke"lots" of holes in the cake and slowly pour butter sauce evenly all through cake.

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