Pistachio Cake Recipe

Pistachio Cake is a quick, easy and delicious recipe from the American cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Pistachio Cake by following this easy recipe.
Pistachio Cake Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 479
Ingredients:
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup (4 ounces) Natural Pistachios, shelled
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Cardamom
  • ½ cup Whole Milk
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1½ sticks (¾ cup) Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 cup Sugar
How to make Pistachio Cake:
  • You should omit the ¼ teaspoon salt from the ingredient list when using salted pistachios.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Butter a 13- by 9-inch metal cake pan, then line bottom with wax paper. Butter paper and dust pan with some flour, knocking out excess.
  • Pulse pistachios in a food processor until it gets finely ground (you shouldn't make it a paste)
  • Add one cup flour, baking powder, cardamom, and salt and pulse once or twice to mix
  • Combine milk and vanilla in a measuring cup
  • Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until it gets pale and fluffy
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition
  • Add pistachio flour and milk alternately in batches, beginning and ending with flour, and mix at a very low speed until it gets combined.
  • Spread batter evenly in cake pan and bake in middle of the oven until a tester comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
  • Cool it in pan on a rack for 10 minutes, then run a thin knife around sides of cake and invert onto rack.
  • Now, You should remove paper and reinvert cake onto a platter. Cut it into squares and serve warm or at room temperature.
  • Cake can be made one day ahead. Cool it completely and keep, covered, at room temperature.


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