Potluck Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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Potluck Fruit Cocktail Cake Recipe

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MAKES:
64 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
64 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 5 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) fruit cocktail
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Directions

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Drain fruit cocktail, reserving the syrup. Add syrup to dry ingredients; mix well. Fold in fruit cocktail. Pour into four greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes.
Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 4 cakes (16 servings each).
Originally published as Fruit Cocktail Cake in Taste of Home August/September 2002, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 179 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 5 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) fruit cocktail
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Drain fruit cocktail, reserving the syrup. Add syrup to dry ingredients; mix well. Fold in fruit cocktail. Pour into four greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes.
  2. Combine the topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 4 cakes (16 servings each).
Originally published as Fruit Cocktail Cake in Taste of Home August/September 2002, p41

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