Pistachio Cake

Tired of all the same old cakes and desserts? Pistachio Cake is the recipe you need to add some flavor to your usual dessert routines. It’s not just delicious, it’s pretty with a stunning light green sponge and creamy frosting.

Pistachio Cake

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My kids’ response to trying the “Pistachio Cake” recipe would be filled with curiosity and excitement. The description highlights this cake as a way to add some flavor to our usual dessert routines. The mention of a stunning light green sponge and creamy frosting adds to their intrigue and visual appeal.


  • Cake:

  • 15.25 oz yellow cake mix

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 cup club soda

  • 3 eggs

  • 3 oz 1 (3 ounce) package of instant pistachio pudding mix

  • Frosting:

  • 1 1/2 cups milk

  • 3 oz instant pistachio pudding mix

  • 1.3 oz envelope dry whipped topping mix (such as Dream Whip®)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a fluted tube pan (such as Bundt®).
  • Beat cake mix, vegetable oil, club soda, eggs, and 1 package pistachio pudding mix together in a bowl until blended; pour into the prepared pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes. Turn cake onto a cooling rack and cool completely.
  • Beat milk, 1 package pistachio pudding mix, and whipped topping mix together in a bowl using an electric mixer on high until frosting forms stiff peaks. Spread frosting on the cake.

As we gather in the kitchen to make the Pistachio Cake, my kids are fascinated by the unique color of the sponge. They are eager to participate in the preparation, measuring out the ingredients and mixing them together. The process becomes an educational and engaging experience for them.

When it’s time to taste the Pistachio Cake, my kids’ eyes light up with delight. The combination of flavors, with the nutty and distinct taste of pistachios, creates a unique and enjoyable eating experience. The cake’s texture is moist and tender, and the creamy frosting adds a lusciousness that enhances the overall flavor.

My kids appreciate the visual appeal of the cake. Its stunning light green color makes it stand out among other desserts, making it a conversation starter and a treat that pleases both their eyes and taste buds. They enjoy the sense of excitement that comes with trying something new and different.

As they savor each bite of the Pistachio Cake, my kids can’t help but express their admiration for its deliciousness. They are excited to share their newfound love for this unique dessert with their friends and family. The Pistachio Cake becomes a special treat that they look forward to enjoying on various occasions.

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