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Easy Pistachio Cake Recipe
4.84 from 6 votes

Pistachio Cake Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Easy pistachio cake recipe that's soft and moist. It starts off with a yellow cake mix and has pistachio pudding and it's topped off with whipped cream.

Servings: 12 Slices
Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 336 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 3 Eggs Large
  • 3/4 cup Oil
  • 1 cup Milk 2% or Whole
  • 1 box Yellow cake mix
  • 1 box Instant Pistachio pudding Dry powder, 3.4 oz
  • Green food coloring
  • 2 cups Whipped cream


  1. In a mixing bowl, add eggs, oil, milk and mix until smooth.

  2. Add cake mix powder, instant pistachio pudding powder, green food coloring and mix until just combined. 

  3. Pour batter into a greased/floured rectangle cake pan (Dimensions: 9x13).

  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25-30 minutes OR until an inserted toothpick in the center comes out clean.

  5. Allow the cake to cool down completely and spread whipped cream on top. 

  6. Decorate with maraschino cherries or chopped pistachios and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Pistachio Cake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 340mg14%
Potassium 76mg2%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Calcium 130mg13%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.