Pistachio Pudding Cake With Pistachio Frosting

Pistachio Pudding Cake With Pistachio Frosting

Tags: Cakes, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 40 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings

Ingredients

  • Pillsbury® Baking Spray with Flour
  • 3/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 3/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 (3 3/4 oz.) package pistachio-flavored instant pudding mix
  • 2 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

FROSTING

  • 1 (3 3/4 oz.) package pistachio-flavored instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 (8 oz.) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/3 cup pistachio nuts, shelled and finely chopped

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat two 9-inch round layer pans with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla in bowl of electric mixer; beat until light and fluffy. Add water, pudding mix, flour and baking powder. Beat at low speed until blended, scraping bowl constantly. Beat at medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into prepared pans.
  • BAKE 35 to 45 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely.
  • COMBINE pudding mix and milk in medium bowl. Beat at medium speed 1 minute. Fold in whipped topping. Remove 1 cup frosting; combine with chopped pistachio nuts. Spread on bottom layer. Top with other layer. Spread remaining frosting on sides and top of cake. Chill before serving.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/10), Calories 530 (Calories from Fat 230), Total Fat 25g (Saturated Fat 10g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 75mg, Sodium 170mg, Total Carbohydrate 63g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 38g), Protein 11g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 20%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.