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Watergate Cake

1 box white cake mix
1 small package instant pistachio pudding
1 cup oil
3 eggs
1 cup ginger ale or 7-up
3/4 cup chopped nuts, optional

Grease and flour Bundt pan, or two 9 inch rounds, or a 13 X 9” cake pan.

Combine all ingredients and mix with mixer, 3- 4 minutes.

Bake at 350 degrees …for 45 to 50 minutes for the Bundt cake, 30 – 40 minutes for the 13 X 9. Cakes will test ‘done’ with the toothpick test.

Cool completely. Dust with powdered sugar or frost with Watergate frosting.

Frosting: 

1 package instant pistachio pudding
1 cups cold milk
1 8 0z. container of Cool Whip

Mix pudding with milk until smooth.
As it begins to set up, fold in Cool Whip.
Frost cake and garnish with nuts or fresh fruit.

= OR =

slice Bundt cake and add a dollop of frosting mixture to each slice when served.

Store cake in the refrigerator.
 

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