Watergate Cake

2
Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

I made this cake for St. Patrick's Day one year, and it has been a favorite ever since. I didn't have coconut and the glazed cherries, so I used slivered almonds, and chocolate sprinkles, I even used Chocolate cake mix. The pistachio pudding topping with the chocolate cake went very well.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10 to 12 hearty appetites
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CAKE:

1 box
white or chocolate cake mix
1 box
instant pistachio pudding mix
1 c
salad oil
1 c
club soda
3 large
eggs, room temperature

WATERGATE ICING:

2
envelopes dream whip
1 1/4 c
cold milk, preferably whole
1 box
instant pistachio pudding mix
coconut, nuts, & glazed cherries

How to Make Watergate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1CAKE: PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES. Combine all cake ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  • 2Pour into greased and floured layer cake pans or 9X 13 X 2 inch size pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes for 2 layers or according to directions on box for a 9X13X2 inch size pan.

    Cool completely before frosting cake with Watergate icing.
  • 3WATERGATE ICING: Whip dream whip and milk until stiff peaks form. Fold in pudding mix, and beat till mixed. Then spread on cake. Decorate with shredded coconut, nuts, & cherries as desired.

    Note: I used what I had on hand, slivered almonds and chocolate sprinkles.

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About Watergate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American