Fruit Cocktail Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Ingredients:

Cake: 

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 t. soda
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/2 c. oil
  • 1 (15 oz) can fruit cocktail including juice
  • 1 c. coconut
  • 1/2 c. chopped nuts

Topping: 

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 c. evaporated milk
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla

(Bring to boil; boil 1 minute.)

Directions:

Mix all ingredients but coconut and nuts; pour into 13" X 9" pan.  Sprinkle on coconut & nuts; bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.

Remove from oven and immediately poke holes in top of cake; pour on boiling topping.

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