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 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.

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! {Brittany's Pantry}

Watergate Cake Recipe

Watergate Cake

Watergate Cake Recipe

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

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

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!

Watergate Bundt Cake

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!

Watergate cake!  One of my childhood favs!!

Watergate Cake

Watergate cake! One of my childhood favs!!

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.

Coconut and Pistachio Pudding 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 from the traditional cake.

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 1970s scandal (the cake has a ‘cover-up’ icing and is full of nuts).

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! {Brittany's Pantry}

Watergate Cake with Cover-Up Icing. So named because they were "filling with nuts and covered with fluff." Nixon was not a crook, but his scandal was delicious! ;-)

Watergate Cake with Cover-Up Icing. So named because they were "filling with nuts and covered with fluff." Nixon was not a crook, but his scandal was delicious! ;-)

Watergate Cake- a vintage recipe made with cake mix and instant pistachio pudding.

Watergate Cake

Watergate Cake- a vintage recipe made with cake mix and instant pistachio pudding.

South Your Mouth: Pistachio Cake

Pistachio Cake

South Your Mouth: Pistachio Cake

No-Bake Watergate Lush Dessert: pecan shortbread cookie crust, smooth & fluffy pistachio pudding, crushed pineapple, whipped cream and pecans combine to make this light, fluffy, EASY dessert!

Watergate Lush Dessert

No-Bake Watergate Lush Dessert: pecan shortbread cookie crust, smooth & fluffy pistachio pudding, crushed pineapple, whipped cream and pecans combine to make this light, fluffy, EASY dessert!

Reminiscent of the popular Watergate Cake, this Coconut and…

Coconut and Pistachio Pudding Cake

Reminiscent of the popular Watergate Cake, this Coconut and…

Watergate Cake

Watergate 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 from the traditional cake.:

Coconut and Pistachio Pudding 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 from the traditional cake.:

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