Watergate Cake

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Watergate Cake features the well known pistachio, pineapple and coconut flavors that you love with a Watergate salad, but as a cake! Simply delicious!


If you love Watergate salad then you will love Watergate Cake. This particular recipe (like the Watergate salad) gained huge popularity in the 70’s. Although whenever I say I remember a recipe from the 70’s, someone will inevitably tell me their Mom has been making it since the 1920’s – ha! The salad is actually named after this cake. It’s basically a pistachio flavored cake with pineapple, coconut and pecans added. It is unique and delicious (perfect for summer!)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:  Why is it called a Watergate Cake?

It’s called a Watergate

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