This pistachio cake is a delightful treat that is sure to impress your guests. With a moist and tender crumb and the nutty flavor of pistachios, this cake is perfect for any special occasion. It’s easy to make and will quickly become a favorite in your baking repertoire.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes | Serves: 10


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


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the pistachios until finely ground.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the ground pistachios, flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  6. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk, until just combined.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top.
  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy a slice of this delicious pistachio cake on its own or with a dollop of whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 40g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 16g || Saturated Fat: 7g || Cholesterol: 85mg || Sodium: 280mg || Fiber: 2g || Sugar: 22g

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