Chocolate Pistachio Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Pistachio Cake
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  1. Heat oven to 180 C. Coat 8 round cake pan with cooking spray.
  2. Heat chocolate in microwave on high 30 seconds, stir.
  3. Heat another 30 seconds or until melted.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto a sheet of wax paper.
  5. Beat butter in bowl until creamy.
  6. Beat in brown sugar.
  7. Add egg, beat well.
  8. Add vanilla and melted chocolate.
  9. Alternately beat flour mixture and milk into butter chocolate mixture.
  10. Pour into pan. Bake 35 - 40 min.or until done.
  11. Cool in pan 10 min. Remove from pan and let cool.
  12. Meanwhile,prepare frosting.
  13. Mix sugar and cornstarch; add chocolate and salt.
  14. Add boiling water. Cook until mixture thickens(4-5 minutes).
  15. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla.
  16. Mix well and leave to cool.
  17. Cut cake in three layers.
  18. Place one cake layer on a serving platter.
  19. Spread the top with frosting and chopped pistachios.
  20. Place the second layer on top of the first layer and spread frosting and pistachios.
  21. Place the third layer on top and frost the top and sides of the cake with frosting.
  22. Sprinkle chopped pistachios and grated chocolate to cover the top.
  23. Chill before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 413.55 Kcal (1731 kJ)
Calories from fat 138 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.33g 24%
Cholesterol 24.58mg 8%
Sodium 510.11mg 21%
Potassium 353.78mg 8%
Total Carbs 69.49g 23%
Sugars 35.57g 142%
Dietary Fiber 4.89g 20%
Protein 5.82g 12%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 140.7mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 280.42 Kcal (1174 kJ)
Calories from fat 93.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.4g 24%
Cholesterol 16.67mg 8%
Sodium 345.89mg 21%
Potassium 239.89mg 8%
Total Carbs 47.12g 23%
Sugars 24.12g 142%
Dietary Fiber 3.32g 20%
Protein 3.95g 12%
Iron 1.5mg 12%
Calcium 95.4mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.7
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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