Pistachio Cake Recipe
Easy, fast, and festive, this recipe is always a treat!

You will need:

One package of white cake mix- any brand

1 package of Pistachio instant pudding- sugar free may be used instead of regular

½ cup vegetable oil

½ cup water

½ cup milk

5 eggs

Blend cake mix with 1 package of pudding. Add oil, milk, and water. Add eggs- 1 at a time, beating well with electric mixer after each addition.

Pour into a greased (or spray with cooking spray) tube or bundt pan.

Bake 1 hour-at 350 degrees. May be done beforehand- as ovens vary.

Cool for 30 minutes, and invert onto favorite cake platter.

For a lighter and festive topping, sprinkle with sifted confectioners sugar and sliced maraschino cherries.

Optional frosting recipe: (Spread on cooled cake)

½ pint heavy cream

1 package instant pistachio pudding (sugar free may be used)

1 container thawed Cool Whip (fat-free may be used)

Beat heavy cream until thick. Blend in rest of ingredients. Frost as desired.

Enjoy and Happy Holidays!


  1. Mary Marvella // December 23, 2014 at 9:08 PM  

    Joanne, these sound like prize winners! Thanks! Merry Christmas!

  2. Josie // December 28, 2014 at 8:54 AM  

    Merry Christmas, MM! Yes, these cakes and cookies are favorites in our family.

  3. Mary Ricksen // December 29, 2014 at 7:23 PM  

    Can you come over and cook this stuff for me Joanne???