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Pistachio Coffee Cake

This easy-to-make Pistachio Coffee Cake is not only delicious but is also pleasing to the eye with its bright green inside. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee cake with instant pudding, pistachio bundt cake, pistachio coffee cake
Servings: 12
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cinnamon
  • 15.25 oz yellow cake mix or white
  • 1 oz instant pistachio pudding mix small box
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Optional Glaze

  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease Bundt pan generously with shortening; be sure to grease the inner and outer circles.
  • Mix together pecans, sugar and cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle 1/3 of the cinnamon mixture into the greased pan; be sure to get the cinnamon mixture to coat all surfaces of the pan.
    This easy-to-make Pistachio Coffee Cake is not only delicious but is also pleasing to the eye with its bright green inside. It is perfect for a special family breakfast but can be easily made any day of the week.
  • Mix together cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, orange juice, vegetable oil and vanilla; add green food coloring for a darker color of green if desired.
    This easy-to-make Pistachio Coffee Cake is not only delicious but is also pleasing to the eye with its bright green inside. It is perfect for a special family breakfast but can be easily made any day of the week.
  • Add half of the cake batter to the pan and top with half of the remaining nut mixture.
    This easy-to-make Pistachio Coffee Cake is not only delicious but is also pleasing to the eye with its bright green inside. It is perfect for a special family breakfast but can be easily made any day of the week.
  • Top with the remaining cake batter and add the remaining nut mixture.
  • Use a knife to create swirls in the cake. Be sure to go around the entire cake.
    This easy-to-make Pistachio Coffee Cake is not only delicious but is also pleasing to the eye with its bright green inside. It is perfect for a special family breakfast but can be easily made any day of the week.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
    This easy-to-make Pistachio Coffee Cake is not only delicious but is also pleasing to the eye with its bright green inside. It is perfect for a special family breakfast but can be easily made any day of the week.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto a cake platter.
  • For glaze: Mix together orange juice, vanilla and powdered sugar. Pour over cooled cake.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg