I’ve always wanted to make Truvy’s “Cuppa Cuppa Cake” from Steel Magnolias. So last night I did. Yum! This definitely won’t win any awards for culinary innovation…but it’s a nice dose of warm comfort food. (Note that in the photo, I have doubled the recipe. Next time, I’ll just do a single batch.)


  • 1 cup Self-Rising Flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 can Fruit Cocktail With Juice
  • Softened Butter, For Pan
  • Unsweetened Whipped Cream, For Serving


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8-inch square baking dish with butter.
  2. Stir together flour, sugar, and fruit cocktail with juice until just combined.
  3. Pour into buttered pan and bake until warm and bubbly.
  4. Serve warm with unsweetened whipped cream.

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