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Garden Club Cake

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"This cool moist cake is a delightful dessert, especially among the Yuma Garden Club ladies. Besides being yummy, it's also green!"
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servings 277
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 9x13 inch pan)


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 F (165 degrees C) and grease the 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish or pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix and pudding mix. Add oil, eggs and lime flavored soda. Blend well, then stir in nuts. Pour into greased pan.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 35 to 45 minutes or until tooth pick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Allow cake to cool completely then frost with Green Thumb Frosting.
  4. Green Thumb Frosting: Beat pudding mix and cold milk for 2 minutes. Stir in whipped topping until blended. Spread over cake and refrigerate until served. Cake taste improved when refrigerated a few hours before serving. Best if refrigerated overnight!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 277 calories; 17.4 28.2 2.7 24 277 Full nutrition

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This cake was a hit at my dinner party....and all my guest begged for the recipe. It was fast and easy to make....and scrumptious!

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gio gio very gioly good

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This cake was a hit at my dinner party....and all my guest begged for the recipe. It was fast and easy to make....and scrumptious!

Moist and delicious are two good adjectives to describe this cake. It has a nice light pistachio taste. I made using Sprite soda and toasted the pecans and added toasted coconut. We really li...

So, I gotta tell ya. I was in one of those "try something new" moods and I stumbled on this recipe. Very good! The whole family really enjoyed it and with it being so hot it was much better t...

This cake is good and easy to make. However it is not as attractive as I was led to believe and only 1/2 the oil is needed or it is too wet.

I made the cake using applesauce instead of oil. I also used whipping cream instead of cool whip and added the toasted coconut to the frosting. My family liked the cake so I will make again.

I didn't read the frosting directions adequately before proceeding, it call for 2 cups of whipped topping...not a full container of cool whip! Fools rush in :) Still tastes great, I added a dr...

very good. Just like I remembered it to be.

I made this for Easter and the adults really loved it! My daughter and son both love pastachio (sp?) pudding so they thought it was great, my daughter is graduating college this year, and my so...

This was a great light and fluffy cake. Not too heavy to serve after a meal. And yummy too!