pistachio nut cake

★★★★☆ 31 Reviews
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By Laura Davis
from Rusk, TX

This cake uses a yellow cake mix, instant pistachio pudding and it's covered with a pistachio flavored whipped topping.

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So green and sooo good! This cake is extra moist because of the addition of the pudding... which in my book makes it extra TASTY too! I like to double the amount of icing for full coverage.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 31 Reviews
serves 8-10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For pistachio nut cake

  • 1 box
    yellow cake mix, 18.25 ounce
  • 2 pkg
    instant pistachio pudding mix, 3.4 ounce each
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 c
    carbonated water
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pistachio nuts
  • 1 pkg
    instant dessert topping, 1.5 ounce envelope
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk

How To Make pistachio nut cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, stir together the cake mix and 1 package of instant pudding.
  • 3
    Add the oil, eggs and club soda, mix well.
  • 4
    Fold in the chopped nuts, reserving some for garnish if desired. Pour into the prepared pan.
  • 5
    Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan before inverting onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 6
    In a medium bowl, stir together the instant whipped topping and instant pudding. Add the milk and mix until light and fluffy.
  • 7
    Slice cooled cake into layers, fill and frost including the hole in the middle. Garnish with nuts if desired. Keep chilled until serving.
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