Pistachio Cake

Jill Doss-Raines


My husband loves this simple cake, as do I.

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Light and lovely, this sweet green delight has just the perfect amount of pistachio flavor (which I love). Add a few drops of green food coloring for an even more vibrant green color. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix
  • 3
  • 1 c
    wesson oil
  • 1 box
    instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 c
    milk or ginger ale (i use milk)
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped fine

  • 9 oz
    carton of cool whip
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 8 oz
    carton of sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 box
    instant pistachio pudding

How to Make Pistachio Cake


  1. Mix all ingredients for cake well and pour into a greased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 25-30 minutes in oven preheated to 350 degrees. Let cool completely before icing.
  2. For icing: Fold, do not beat, ingredients together in a bowl with a spatula. Ice cake. Place in refrigerator after icing.

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About Pistachio Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: St. Patrick's Day
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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