Do you remember watergate cake and cover up icing ?

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Do you remember watergate cake and cover up icing ?

Post by Guest on Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:22 am

Watergate Cake with Cover-Up Icing

June 17, 1976

*Cake*
1 (18 1/2-ounce) package white cake mix
1 (3 1/2-ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
3 eggs, unbeaten 3/4 cup oil
1 cup lemon-lime carbonated beverage
Cover-Up Icing
3/4 cup shredded coconut
1 cup finely chopped pecans

Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, oil and lemon-lime in a bowl. Beat
until well-blended. Pour into a greased and floured 13X9-inch pan and
bake at 350 degrees 45 minutes. Cool. Spread with Cover-Up Icing and
sprinkle with coconut and pecans.

*Cover-Up Icing*
2 (1 1/2-ounce) envelopes nondairy whipped topping mix
1 1/2 cups milk
1 (3 1/2-ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix

Beat whipped topping mix, milk and pudding mix together until smooth and
thick."

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Post by SewingSue on Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:05 pm

I remember Watergate salad but never heard of the cake before.. I am going to make try this out. Thanks for the recipe!
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Post by Pixie on Sun Dec 30, 2012 7:03 pm

I have never heard of the cake either....may be in my future to make....giggles...
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Post by Guest on Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:44 pm

Oh this was popular after watergate and I have made the salad also .
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Post by Guest on Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:35 am

I never heard of either the cake of the salad. The cake sounds delicious. Must try it out. Might make a good dessert for New Years Day. Does anyone have the salad recipe?

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Post by Texas_Dawn on Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:57 am

Do you have the salad recipe as well?
I know some people who would get a huge kick out of this!

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Post by SewingSue on Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:14 am

yes... I have it and will post it tomorrow. need to find it in my pile of recipes.
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Post by SewingSue on Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:17 am

Found it online ...
WATERGATE SALAD

1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple and juice
1 (3 oz.) box instant pistachio pudding mix
1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip
1 c. miniature marshmallows
1 c. chopped nuts

Mix it all together and chill several hrs or over night..
I make it for the green, for St Pattys' day.
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Post by Guest on Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:47 am

Watergate Salad

prep:
15 min
total:
1 hr 15 min
servings
total:
8 servings, about 1/2 cup each


what you need
1can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
1pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Pistachio Flavor Instant Pudding
1cup JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
1/2cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
1-1/2cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
make it

COMBINE first 4 ingredients in large bowl.

STIR in COOL WHIP.

REFRIGERATE 1 hour.

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