~ Luck Of The Irish Sour Cream Pistachio Cake ~

Cassie *


One delicious cake my mother always made when I was growing up. It's perfect to serve for St Patrick's Day! Decorate it as you wish. I think it makes such a pretty presentation.



★★★★★ 1 vote

8 - 10
15 Min
45 Min


  • 1 - 16.5 oz
    white or butter cake mix
  • 1 - 3.4 oz
    box ~ instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 4
  • 1/4
    vegetable oil
  • 6
    drops green food coloring - optional

  • 1/2 c
    chopped pistachios
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp

  • 1 - 3.4 oz
    box ~ instant pistachio pudding
  • 1 c
  • 12 oz
    cool whip, thawed
  • couple
    drops green food coloring - optional
  • pistachios
    for garnish & some sort of green candies - optional

How to Make ~ Luck Of The Irish Sour Cream Pistachio Cake ~


  1. Mix nut mixture and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Spray a tube pan with nonstick cooking spray.

    In a large bowl, mix all cake ingredients for 2 minutes. Batter will be thick.
  3. Spread 1/3 batter evenly in bottom of tube pan. Sprinkle with 1/3 of nut mixture. Repeat 2 more times, ending with nut mixture.
  4. Bake for 40 - 50 minutes, or until a pick comes out clean. Remove and let set for 5 minutes, then remove from pan to a cooling rack or serving platter to finish cooling.
  5. Make topping:

    In a large bowl, place the milk and pudding mix and mix on low for 1 minute. Let set for a few minutes, then fold in whipped topping.
  6. Spread over cooled cake and decorate as desired or serve as is.

    So moist and delicious!

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About ~ Luck Of The Irish Sour Cream Pistachio Cake ~

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

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