Watergate Cake


  • 1 (16 oz) box white cake mix
  • 1 (3.4 oz) box instant pistachio pudding
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

For the frosting:

  • 1 (3.4 oz) box instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 envelope Dream Whip / dry Cool Whip mix
  • 1 1/2 cups cold milk
  • Chopped nuts, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 10-inch bundt or tube pan with nonstick spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the white cake mix, pistachio pudding, eggs, oil, and club soda with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in nuts and pour batter into prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50-55 minutes.
  3. Remove and let cool completely. While cake cools, make frosting:
  4. In a large bowl, beat together the pistachio pudding, dream whip and cold milk until stiff. Frost and enjoy!