• prep: 35 min
  • cook: 22 min
  • total: 57 min
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  • Summary

    Pistachio cake from scratch with real pistachio and almond extract flavors. Nothing fake or artificial in this beautiful 3 layer pistachio cake. This rustic chic naked cake is adorned with silky cream cheese frosting!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (260g) unsalted pistachios (out of shells)
    • 2 and 1/3 cups (245g) sifted cake flour (spoon & leveled)*
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 3/4 cup (1.5 sticks; 170g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
    • 1 and 3/4 cups (350g) granulated sugar
    • 5 large egg whites, at room temperature
    • 1/2 cup (120g) sour cream, at room temperature*
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 1 cup (240ml) whole milk, at room temperature*
    • cream cheese frosting
    • optional: 1 tiny drop green food coloring*
    • optional: garnishes such as berries and leftover pistachios

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq