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Old Fashioned Fruit Cocktail Cake from Farmwife Feeds is a simple homemade cake using pantry ingredients and a can of fruit cocktail to make a delicious sweet cake. #cake #fruitcocktail #homemade

Fruit Cocktail Cake

A fun simple homemade cake using a can of fruit cocktail to brighten it up and homemade icing to top it off with!

Ingredients
  

Cake

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 30 ounce can fruit cocktail

Icing

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk

Instructions
 

Cake

  • Combine flour, sugar, baking soda and eggs until batter is smooth
  • Carefully stir into the cake batter the entire can, including syrup, of fruit cocktail
  • Spray a 9x13 glass dish with non-stick spray and pour batter into dish
  • Bake in a 350° pre-heated oven for 55-60 minutes until center of cake is done and cake has slightly pulled away from sides of dish

Icing

  • Combine all icing ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a slow boil, allow to boil for approximately 1 minute then remove from heat
  • While cake and icing are both warm pour the icing over the cake allowing to soak in and flow down the sides of the cake where it has pulled away from the dish.