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Fruit Cocktail Cake

For the cake:

2 eggs
1½ cups white sugar
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 can #303 or 2 cups fruit cocktail with juice

For the icing:

½ stick butter
½ cup of evaporated milk
¾ cup 10x or confectioners’ sugar
1 can or bag of coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, sugar, and baking soda together. Add eggs, then fruit cocktail. Pour in ungreased 13 x 9 pan and bake for 40 minutes.

Combine butter, evaporated milk, and sugar in a pan on the stove and bring to a boil for one minute. Add coconut. Pour/spread over slightly cooled cake. Icing will melt and cover cake.



Recipe from the "Mangia, Figlie" blog by Maria M. Boyer.
Original publish date of this recipe, October 28, 2010.