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Pistachio Chocolate Cake

Posted on 01 September 2017

A decadent combination of pistachio and chocolate, great cake for company!


  • 1 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • chopped pistachios, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F, lightly grease a 9" x 11″ pan and set aside.
  2. Place pistachios, milk chocolate and 3½ oz sugar in a food processor and process until very finely chopped. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine remaining 3½ oz sugar, butter, eggs, flour, salt, milk, Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla, and Pistachio Compound. Mix well.
  4. Add ground pistachio/chocolate mixture and combine.
  5. Spread batter evenly in the pan and bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Let cake cool completely, then cut in half to create two 9" x 6.5" layers.
  1. Heat cream to simmering, pour over dark chocolate, and mix until smooth. Let cool slightly.
  2. Spread a layer of ganache between the cake layers and on top.
  3. Sprinkle chopped pistachios over the top.
A decadent combination of pistachio and chocolate, great for company!

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