Ugly Duckling Cake
Sent in by: Robbie
(This crumbly looking cake turns absolutely beautiful at the first succulent bite.)
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 pkg. Jell-O lemon flavored Instant Pudding & Pie Filling (4 oz.)
1 can fruit cocktail, including syrup
1 cup Angel flake coconut
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Blend all ingredients except brown sugar and nuts, in large mixing bowl.
Beat 4 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer.
Pour into greased and floured 13 x 9 inch pan.
Sprinkle with brown sugar and nuts.
Bake at 325 degrees for 45 min. or until cake springs back when lightly pressed and pulls away from sides of pan.
DO NOT UNDERBAKE.
Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
Spoon hot Butter Glaze over warm cake.
Serve warm or cool with whipped cream, if desired.
Combine 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup evaporated milk in saucepan. Boil 2 minutes. Stir in 1 1/3 cups of coconut.