Aunt Lucienne’s Cake – Gâteau de tante Lucienne

Aunt Lucienne’s Cake – Gâteau de tante Lucienne

This is a very easy cake recipe from the Pilote family of Lac Saint-Jean, Québec (1960).

Aunt Lucienne’s Cake – Gâteau de tante Lucienne


Aunt Lucienne’s Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup white sugar
½ teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 can fruit salad undrained 19oz

½ cup brown sugar
½ cup sweetened coconut
½ cup walnuts

1 can evaporated milk 370ml
¼ cup white sugar
¼ cup butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 tablespoon cornstarch


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease 13″ x 9″ x 2″ rectangular pan.
  3. Mix all the dry cake ingredients with a spoon.
  4. Add the egg, fruit salad and vanilla to dry mixture and stir until moist.
  5. Mix the cake topping ingredients and sprinkle on top.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for approximately 45 minutes.
  7. In a saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
  8. Turn down the heat to low-medium and continue stirring for 10-15 minutes.
  9. Serve sauce warm over cake.


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