Baked Fruit Cocktail Pudding Cake recipe from Great Grandma Rose

Fruit Cocktail Pudding Cake


Old Fashioned Fruit Cocktail Pudding Cake recipe just like great grandma Rose made.

Made with a can of fruit cocktail mix and homemade cake ingredients.



  • 1 cup flour + 2 tbs sifted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ stick butter, melted and cooled
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg, beaten well
  • 1 medium can of fruit cocktail

Fruit Cocktail Cake Topping


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease an 8 x 8 baking dish.
  3. Sift first six dry ingredients into a medium bowl.
  4. In a separate small bowl mix the cooled melted butter, the beaten egg, and the vanilla.
  5. Pour the egg mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients and pour the entire contents of the can of fruit cocktail, juice and all.
  6. Mix with a wooden spoon until completely combined and the fruit cocktail is evenly distributed.
  7. Pour the cake batter into baking dish.
  8. In another small bowl mix the brown sugar and the shredded coconut for the topping.
  9. If you would like to add nuts to your topping you can also add 1 cup of chopped nuts.
  10. Mix the brown sugar, coconut, and nuts if using together.
  11. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the top of the batter.
  12. Bake at 350 for about 45 minutes.

  • Category: Vintage Recipes
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Fruit Cocktail Cake, Fruit Cocktail Pudding, Old Fashioned Fruit Cocktail cake recipe

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