Watergate Cake

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1 1/2 c milk
1/2 c Coconut
1 c 7-Up; Or Club Soda
1 3-oz package Pistachio Instant Pudding
6 oz Whipped Topping Mix; (Dry), 2 envelopes
1 c Nuts (Pecans); Chopped, pecans work best
1/2 c Coconut
1 pk White Cake Mix
3/4 c Vegetable oil
1 3-oz package Pistachio Instant Pudding
3 lg Eggs
3/4 c Nuts; chopped, (Use Pecans If That Is What You Used In The Cake. Match TheNuts)

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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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