Watergate Cake With Cover-Up Icing

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by MadokaRN

I love the green color of this cake. It is really wonderful if you love pistachios. I made this cake for my in-laws at the first family gathering that I attended. They love it!!

Top Review by zillymom101

I have to give this cake 5 stars just for the nostalgia factor. As a kid in the 70's, I have fond memories of this cake from picnics and potlucks...there was always some version of it at everything for several years..Very vintage recipe...tastes just like I remember

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cake: Mix all of the cake ingredients together.
  2. Pour into a greased and floured 13x9 inch pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.
  4. Icing: Beat first three ingredients together.
  5. Spread on top of cake.
  6. Sprinkle with coconut and nuts.

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