Bake for a couple extra minutes until baked through. One of my loves? To test for doneness, insert a toothpick into the center of the cake. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Otherwise, bake 2 at a time and leave the remaining batter covered at room temperature while the first 2 layers bake. frosting. I recommend using only cake flour. bowl; set aside. Hi RD, Pistachio butter is creamy like peanut butter so it wouldn’t be a good substitute here for the ground pistachios. Pistachio is an underrated dessert flavor. Just a quick question, can I use 1/2 cake flour and 1/2 regular flour? English Toffee ships well for holiday gift giving. To be honest, the best part of this pistachio cake is on the inside. Gradually add powdered sugar. In a medium sized bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and pistachio pudding mix until smooth. Combine the flour, dry pudding mix, baking powder, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. I decorated today’s pistachio cake naked cake style with fresh berries, fresh flowers, and crushed pistachios. Cool. Thank you! Instead of constantly putting pressure on myself with unrealistic expectations, I’m closing the door on comparison and saying YES to more of what I love. Pistachios pair wonderfully with almond and vanilla flavors, not to mention butter and sugar. Don’t be alarmed. I’m unsure of the bake time needed. Scrape down the bowl, as needed. 1347. I’m not a baker so I don’t want to buy the wrong thing. It was moist and had an amazing taste. Absolutely delicious! Should I make more batter or can I keep my quantities the same? Hi Sally I have made this cake several times and its wonderful. Previously available only in block and tub format, now available in sticks! It’s fabulously empowering to start taking control of your life. Hi Sally, I plan to make this cake recipe for a 4 layer 6inch cake or a 3 layer 6inch cake (not decided yet which one to pick). . In fact, did you know that pistachio flavored ice cream gets most of its flavor from almond extract? Thanks for the wonderful recipe! Hi Sally, would you recommend adding ground cardamom to this cake to give extra flavor? Pour onto crust. Top with Cool Whip. No one begins as an expert. This looks wonderful and I want to make it for my dad’s birthday next week, but I don’t have enough pans or oven space to make three layers. Press into 9 x 13 pan. Hi, Sally. I’m often asked how to turn my pistachio cupcakes into a layer cake– your wish is my command! Allow cakes to cool completely in the pans set on a wire rack. I didn’t have berries so I used the leftover pistachios on the entire top part of the cake which made it look very fancy. Hi Baishali, You can bake this cake in a 9×13 pan: Simply pour the batter into a greased and lightly floured 9×13 pan and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. I’m Sally, a cookbook author, photographer, and blogger. The first week of every November is all about Thanksgiving Pies. Thanks for sharing! In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter at in an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment on medium speed until smooth. (What doesn’t?) This is another level of cake. Bake for around 21-23 minutes or until the cakes are baked through. Other delicious frosting options: vanilla buttercream, strawberry buttercream, lemon buttercream, or chocolate buttercream. I wanted to make a very different cake and this is perfect. Step-by-Step . pistachio cream, egg, granulated sugar, baking powder, powdered sugar and 3 more Pistachio Ice Cream with Rosewater & Saffron Spoonabilities granulated sugar, whole milk, unsalted roasted pistachios, ground cardamom and 7 more A tradition since 2013, every December we countdown to Christmas with 10 new cookie recipes in a row! Hi Vera, There is not reason not to – feel free to use whatever frosting you prefer!