• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This simple yet festive layer cake gets its smooth and creamy pistachio infusion from a nut paste used to make the pastry cream.

    Ingredients

    • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pans
    • 2 2/3 cups cake flour, sifted, plus more for dusting
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1 cup whole milk, room temperature
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 4 large eggs, room temperature
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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 803 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 43 g 66.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 19 g 97.11%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.49%
    • Sodium: 276 mg 11.5%
    • Calcium: 82 mg 8.16%
    • Potassium: 66 mg 1.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 97 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.1%
    • Sugar: 51 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 14.62%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq