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Fruit Cocktail Cake III

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 45 minutes


1 white or yellow cake mix
1 can fruit cocktail, 16 ounce
2 1/3 cup Angel Flake coconut, divided
2 eggs
1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Grease a 9 x 13 inch cake pan.

Combine cake mix, fruit cocktail with syrup, 1 cup of the coconut, and eggs in a mixing bowl.

Beat at medium speed for about 2 minutes.

Pour batter into the prepared pan.

Sprinkle with the brown sugar.

Bake for 45 minutes.

Make the topping by bringing the butter, granulated sugar, and milk to a boil in a small saucepan.

Boil for about 2 minutes while stirring.

Remove from heat and stir in the remaining coconut.

Spoon the topping over the hot cake.

Serve this warm or cooled.

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Another variation of the fruit cocktail cake, this one is titled The Ugly Duckling Cake on my recipe card. Unlike the other two versions, this recipe calls for a cake mix.

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