Garden Club Cake

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  • Published Sep 11th
  • Servings24
  • Calories277
This cool moist cake is a delightful dessert, especially among the Yuma Garden Club ladies. Besides being yummy, it's also green!

Garden Club Cake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Garden Club Cake for 24 servings:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup caffeinated citrus-flavored soda
  • 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1 (3 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed

Garden Club Cake Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Garden Club Cake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 325 F (165 degrees C) and grease the 9 x 13 inch glass baking dish or pan.
  2. 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. 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. 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 grams of fat; 28.2 grams of carbohydrates; 2.7 grams of protein; 24 milligrams of cholesterol; 277 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 25th 2014

    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.

  2. Apr 2nd 2014

    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 ...

  3. Aug 25th 2011

    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 reall ...

  4. Jun 18th 2007

    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 bett ...

  5. Apr 24th 2005

    very good. Just like I remembered it to be.

  6. May 12th 2001

    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.

  7. Jan 14th 2001

    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!

  8. Jan 8th 2001

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

  9. Apr 29th 2000

    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 m ...