Pistachio Nut Cake From Angelett

Pistachio Nut Cake From Angelett

Ready in 45 minutes

This is my husbands favorite cake, he gets it every January for his birthday cake. Moist and great pudding icing if you don't want a sugar icing. Try it! It's a family favorite! Enjoy!

"I have always seen this cake as a sheet cake and it is called Watergate cake. My recipe calls for coconut and cherries on top. This makes a really pretty sheet cake!"

- linda3203

Top-ranked recipe named "Pistachio Nut Cake From Angelett"

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Ingredients

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1 package Yellow Cake Mix
1 package Pistachio Pudding instant
3 Eggs
1 cup Vegetable oil
1 cup Club Soda
Nuts; Walnuts, Pistachio nuts or your choice
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3 cups milk
2 packages Dream Whip
2 packages Pistachio Pudding instant
1/2 cup Additional Nuts; if desired

Original recipe makes 12

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Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees, Grease and flour a bundt pan. Blend all cake ingredients except nuts well. Beat for a couple minutes, add nuts; mix well. Pour batter into prepared bundt pan. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan, cool on rack. Split cake into 2 layers. Spread, frosting between each layer. I then frost the outside of the cake and garnish with more nuts. If you want a 3 layer cake and to be able to frost the layers and the outside I use 3 packages of Dream Whip, 3 packages of Pistachio Pudding adn 4 1/2 cups of millk. We like a lot of frosting.

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photo by Angelett Angelett

photo by Angelett Angelett

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Dream Whip is an instant whipped topping often used to give desserts texture without adding heavy cream or fat to a 'light' recipe. You can try this substitute, which is probably healthier than the original: 1/2 cup cold water, 2/3 cup powdered milk, 1 dash salt, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 3 tbsps butter, 1 tbsp vanilla, http://www.food.com/recipe/homemade-whipped-topping-substitute-or-dream-whip-187125 Frankly, my mom used to make this when I was a kid, and she would either use a simple powdered sugar and milk glaze, or she'd just brush it with lemon and lime juice, substituting lemon-lime soda for the club soda! Both taste great!
vpitman1 3 months ago
Looks amazing!! I just wish we had dream whip and pistachio pudding in Australia!
shmack 2 years ago
What are packets of dream whip?
ashmjohnson 3 years ago
I didn't even eat this yet but it looks amazingly great! I love this type of cake! Rachhhhh
Lovingfluffy123 3 years ago
I have always seen this cake as a sheet cake and it is called Watergate cake. My recipe calls for coconut and cherries on top. This makes a really pretty sheet cake!
linda3203 4 years ago
the recipe just says to spread the frosting. How do you make the frosting. Just mix all the ingredients? Cook it?
cathy.olson 5 years ago
This looks delicious, and I'm going to try it. I'm giving it 5 stars on looks alone. :)
Beachbumette 5 years ago
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Angelett 5 years ago
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