Ugly Duckling Cake
- 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix
- 1 (16 ounce) can fruit cocktail
- 2 1/3 cups coconut
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup evaporated milk
- Combine cake mix, undrained fruit, 1 cup coconut and eggs. Blend; beat at
medium speed for 2 minutes and pour into a greased 13 x 9-inch pan.
- Sprinkle with brown sugar, then nuts.
- Bake at 325 degrees F for 45 minutes.
- Bring butter, sugar and milk to a boil. Boil for 1 minute.
- Stir in remaining coconut.
- Spoon over warm cake.
- Top with prepared whipped topping, if desired.