Watergate Cake W/Pineapple

Melissa Turner


I have been making a pistachio cake and Watergate salad for years. So I decided to combine the two. This is a super moist yet light cake that gets gobbled up every time I make it. Enjoy!


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10 Min
30 Min


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  • 1 box
    white cake mix
  • 1 c
    crushed pineapples (drained)
  • 1/2 c
    pistachio nuts, chopped
  • 1 box
    pudding, pistachio
  • 3
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c

  • 12 oz
    tub of cool whip
  • 1 box
    pudding, pistachio
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    pistachio nuts, chopped for garnish

How to Make Watergate Cake W/Pineapple


  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl mix all cake ingredients for two minutes on medium speed. Pour into 2 round cake pans or a 9x13 baking pan and bake according to cake mix directions. Cool cakes completely.
  2. While cake is cooking in a medium bowl mix pudding and milk. Chill for 5 minutes. Fold in cool whip and chill until cake is ready for frosting. After cakes are cooled completely frost and refrigerate until time to serve. Keep any leftover cake refrigerated.

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About Watergate Cake W/Pineapple

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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