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                               WATERGATE CAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       pk           White Cake Mix
      3/4   c            Vegetable Oil
    3       lg           Eggs
    1       c            7-Up Or Club Soda
    3       oz           Pistachio Instant Pudding
                         (1 Package)
    1       c            Chopped Nuts (Pecans Are
                         The Best)
      1/2   c            Coconut
                         -----COVER-UP ICING-----
    6       oz           Whipped Topping Mix (Dry)
                         (2 Envelopes)
    1 1/2   c            Milk
    3       oz           Pistachio Instant Pudding
                         (1 Package)
      1/2   c            Coconut
      3/4   c            Chopped Nuts (Use Pecans
                         If That Is What You Used
                         In The Cake.  Match The
                         Nuts)
 
   This cake recipe came out when Nixon was caught in the Watergate Scandal in
   1976
   
   Combine the ingredients in the order given, blending well after each
   addition.  Pour into a 13 X 9-inch pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree
   F. oven for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the cake tests done.
   
   ICING: Combine the topping mix, milk and pudding. Beat until thick. Spread
   on the cake, (The icing will be a light green color). Sprinkle with the
   coconut and chopped nuts.
   
   From The Food Fare Section Rocky Mountain News September 3, 1986
  
 
 
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