Fruit Cocktail Cake VII Recipe
- 2 eggs
- 1 ½ cups white sugar
- 1 (15.25 ounce) can fruit cocktail with juice
- 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
- 1 cup white sugar
- ½ cup butter
- ⅔ cup evaporated milk
- 1 cup flaked coconut
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift together the flour, and baking soda; set aside.
step 2: In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugar and fruit cocktail. Beat in the flour mixture. Spread batter into prepared pan.
step 3: Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Prick the top with a fork and spread on topping while still hot.
step 4: To make the topping: In a saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar, butter, evaporated milk and coconut. bring to a rolling boil over medium heat.