This delightful pistachio cake is made from pudding mix, and it is hard to resist.
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Pistachio Cake

This pistachio cake has been a family favorite for years at my house. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Pistachio Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 343kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


Cake Ingredients

  • 15.25 ounces cake mix white or yellow
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 1 package (4 serving size) pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup club soda or water
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts

Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups milk cold
  • 1 envelope Dream Whip
  • 1 package 4 serving size of instant pistachio pudding mix


Cake Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in large mixer bowl. Blend, then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool and frost.  (You can use 2 9-inch rounds for this cake as well.)


  •  Pour the milk into a deep bowl. Add the Dream Whip and the pistachio pudding mix. Beat slowly to blend. Gradually increase speed until mixture forms peaks. Spread on cake.


Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 537mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 2.2% | Calcium: 12.5% | Iron: 6%
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