This Pistachio Cake is a delightful dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The combination of pistachios and a moist cake makes it a crowd-pleaser. Whether you are celebrating a special event or just craving something sweet, this cake is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 8


  • 1 cup shelled pistachios
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a food processor, grind the pistachios until finely chopped.
  3. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, ground pistachios, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add this mixture to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before removing and transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Optional: dust with powdered sugar or top with a glaze made from powdered sugar and milk.
  9. Slice and serve the delicious Pistachio Cake to enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 36g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 18g || Saturated Fat: 8g || Cholesterol: 70mg || Sodium: 200mg || Potassium: 180mg || Fiber: 2g || Sugar: 22g || Vitamin A: 10% || Vitamin C: 0% || Calcium: 6% || Iron: 8%

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