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Chocolate Covered Pistachio Cake

Posted on 15 March 2021

Soft pistachio cake drenched in a decedent white white chocolate shell. Who could resist? 

Ingredients

  • 1 white box cake
  • About 1 cup white chocolate ganache
  • 2 oz. Amoretti® Pistachio Compound
  • 1.3 g. Amoretti® Natural Green Food Color
  • Crushed pistachios
  • Green and white candy melts
  • Triangle silicone molds, like THESE

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to temperature indicated on box cake mix.
  2. Follow directions on box to mix batter.
  3. Mix Pistachio Compound into cake batter.
  4. Bake according to instructions on box.
  5. Allow baked cake to cool.
  6. In a large bowl break cake into crumbs, set aside.
  7. Combine ganache and food color
  8. Pour colored ganache into cake crumbs and combine. (Just like cake pops)
  9. Melt green candy melts, microwave in 30 second increments.
  10. Coat silicone mold with green chocolate ensuring the mold cavity is evenly coated. (Just like coco bombs)
  11. Allow chocolate to re-solidify. You can speed this process up by placing mold in refrigerator.
  12. Lightly pack pistachio cake into the cavity of the chocolate casing.
  13. Seal the chocolate casing by adding more of the green melts to compacted cake.
  14. Once chocolate has solidified, remove from silicone mold.
  15. Drizzle with melted white chocolate melts over the top.
  16. Sprinkle with crusted pistachio.
  17. Enjoy!

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