Fruit Cocktail Cake

2 cups flour
1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup coconut
1 tsp soda
1/2 tsp Salt
1 can fruit cocktail (15 oz .not drained)
2 tsp vanilla
2 eggs

Mix all well. Pour in greased 9x13 inch pan. On top of cake before putting in oven sprinkle 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup coconut. Bake 350F for 45 minutes. Prepare topping below while cake is baking. Spread hot topping over cake as soon as cake is out of oven.

Topping for Fruit Cocktail Cake:
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup carnation
12 tbs margarine
One 3-1/2 oz can coconut
1-1/2 cups pecans, chopped

Boil 3 minutes, sugar, carnation, margarine. Add pecans & coconut. Spread evenly on cake when it's done. Put back in oven 2 minutes.

You can use Coconut & Pecan Frosting Mix if you don't have pecans & coconut.

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