Pistachio Cake

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Julie Ewer

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@jaewer

Limited time & limited budget? This cake is for you. If you like Watergate Salad, you'll love this recipe! Great for the holidays.

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • PISTACHIO CAKE

  • 1 box
    white cake mix
  • 1
    small box instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 c
    club soda
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans or pistachios
  • FROSTING

  • 2
    envelopes dream whip whipped topping mix
  • 1
    small box instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped pecans or pistachios

How to Make Pistachio Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. TO PREPARE THE CAKE:
    Combine all ingredients and mix at medium speed with an electric mixer for 3 minutes. Pour batter into a greased and floured cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan then turn out onto a serving plate. Cool cake completely.
  2. TO PREPARE THE FROSTING:
    Combine Dream Whip with pudding mix in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Slowly add milk and beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Increase mixer speed to high and beat frosting for 4-6 minutes or until soft peaks form. Spread frosting evenly over cooled cake. Garnish with finely chopped pecans or pistachios. Refrigerate cake until ready to serve.

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About Pistachio Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom



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