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Punch Bowl Cake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=472998

Ingredients

  1. 2 layer-size yellow cake mix
  2. 2 (3 oz.) boxes instant vanilla pudding
  3. 1 (20 oz.) can fruit cocktail, drained
  4. 2 (8 oz.) cans crushed pineapple with juice
  5. 1 (16 oz.) can cherry pie filling
  6. 2 c. chopped pecans or walnuts
  7. 2 (6 oz.) pkg. shredded or flaked coconut
  8. 2 (8 oz.) c. frozen whipped topping, thawed
  9. maraschino cherries (optional)

Directions

  1. Prepare cake mix by package directions.
  2. Bake into layers. Cool layers.
  3. Prepare 1 box pudding mix.
  4. Place 1 cake layer (cut into cubes) in bottom of punch bowl.
  5. Spoon the prepared pudding mix evenly over cake.
  6. Top with half of fruit cocktail, 1 can pineapple, 1/2 of fruit cocktail, 1/2 of cherry pie filling, 1 cup nuts and 1 package coconut.
  7. Spread 1 container whipped topping evenly over top.
  8. Repeat layers.
  9. Garnish top with maraschino cherries, if desired.
  10. Chill until ready to serve.
  11. Refrigerate any leftovers.