Original Watergate recipes from the 70's~Lore: These recipes became popular during the Watergate Scandal of the 70's and it's easy to say it's because it was full of fruit, marshmallows, and nuts.                circa approximately 1975 as I am not sure when I cut it from paper.

Original Watergate recipes from the These recipes became popular during the Watergate Scandal of the I would love to bake an impeachment cake now for the current WH resident.

Watergate Cake is a super easy, retro dessert that is right at home at  a church potluck or family dinner! Taste the nostalgia! {Brittany's Pantry}

Watergate Cake is a super easy, retro dessert that is right at home at a church potluck or family dinner! Taste the nostalgia!

Watergate Cake is a pistachio flavored Bundt Cake with pistachio frosting. It was named Watergate Cake because of the 1970s scandal (the cake has a ‘cover-up’ icing and is full of nuts).

Watergate Cake

Watergate Cake is a pistachio flavored Bundt Cake with pistachio frosting. It was named Watergate Cake because of the scandal (the cake has a ‘cover-up’ icing and is full of nuts).

Cake - Watergate Cake With Cover Up Icing BX0012 by Eudaemonius, via Flickr

Cake - Watergate Cake With Cover Up Icing - The best cake ever! I wish I could have pistachios.

Watergate Cake - Family Favorite! This cake is so incredibly moist with a cool fluffy icing that has the perfect hint of sweetness!

This cake is so incredibly moist with a cool fluffy icing that has the perfect hint of sweetness!

Watergate Cake- a vintage cake recipe made from instant pistachio pudding and Crisco Vegetable oil for an extremely moist texture. #ad

Watergate Cake

*****I used Mt dew & chopped almonds.Watergate Cake- a vintage cake recipe made from instant pistachio pudding and Crisco Vegetable oil for an extremely moist texture.

Reminiscent of the popular Watergate Cake, this Coconut and Pistachio Pudding Cake is not only pretty, but tasty as well! Moist and flavorful, this coconut and pistachio cake is topped with a creamy pistachio cream cheese frosting which takes it a step up from the traditional cake.

Reminiscent of the popular Watergate Cake, this Coconut and Pistachio Pudding Cake is not only pretty, but tasty as well! Moist and flavorful, this coconut and pistachio cake is topped with a creamy pistachio cream cheese frosting which takes it a step up

This Watergate Bundt Cake is nutty and moist thanks to pistachio pudding and pecans. Topped with a sweet, light whipped cream topping and coconut, this cake has it ALL!

This Watergate Bundt Cake is nutty and moist thanks to pistachio pudding and pecans. Topped with a sweet, light whipped cream topping and coconut, this cake has it ALL!

Pistachio Pudding Bundt Cake - A pretty throw back to Watergate Cake.

Pistachio Pudding Bundt Cake

Pistachio Pudding Bundt Cake - A pretty throw back to Watergate Cake. Homemade pistachio pudding cake with a pistachio glaze, topped with pistachios!

Made for Xmas 2016, w/o the glaze. frosted with watergate cake type whip-based frosting; coconut and nuts in cake and frosting.  Awesome! Source recipe from Amanda’s Cookin starts with a cake mix, easy.

This Pistachio Poke Cake recipe from Amanda’s Cookin starts with a cake mix and is so incredibly easy and always a crowd pleaser! It’s topped with pecans and filled with delicious pistachio pudding that makes this cake simple — yet irresistible!

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