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Pistachio-Cherry Bundt Cake

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 8

Pistachio pound cake with a cherry glaze. Say MMMM to spring! MORE + LESS -

Girl Versus Dough
March 8, 2017


box Betty Crocker™ pound cake mix
package (3.4 oz) pistachio flavored instant pudding mix
cup water
stick butter, softened
teaspoon almond extract
Green food coloring
cups powdered sugar
tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
to 3 tablespoons milk
tablespoons butter, melted
Powdered sugar, for dusting (optional)


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 12-cup bundt pan with shortening, then lightly flour. Set aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl or bowl of a stand mixer, beat cake mix, pudding mix, water, butter, eggs, almond extract and about 8 drops green food coloring on low speed 30 seconds. Increase speed to medium and beat 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared bundt pan (batter will be very thick). Spread batter evenly.
  • 3
    Bake 38 to 43 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool cake 10 minutes in pan, then remove and cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, make the glaze: In a medium bowl, stir together powdered sugar, cherry juice, milk and butter until a glaze forms (add more milk or powdered sugar as needed to achieve proper consistency). Pour glaze evenly over fully cooled cake. Let sit a few minutes to harden.
  • 5
    Dust cake with more powdered sugar, if desired. Slice and serve.

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More About This Recipe
  • Hey everyone, let me introduce you to my new favorite cake. Oh, you think I’m joking? Let me break this cake down for you: Pound cake, pistachio pudding, cherry glaze. It all works together to make this beautiful and delicious Pistachio-Cherry Bundt Cake. Also known as my new favorite cake – and I think once you try it, will be yours, too. I mean… can we just take another gander at the top photo up there? How pretty pretty princess is that cake? It just says “Hey-o, Spring!” to me. Bonus: It’s tasty. It’s hard to find a good cake out there, one that looks AND tastes good, but this one fits the bill. It’s like the dream date of cakes. Before I start drooling everywhere, let’s bake our cake and eat it, too! Betty Crocker’s pound cake mix makes this recipe easysauce, and adding pistachio pudding mix to the batter gives this cake its flavor. Mmmm, springtime cake. Pistachio cherry cake. Bundt pound cake. Whatever you call it, it’s g-o-o-d good.
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