Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake recipe (1976)

Pistachio Inside-Outside cake

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From 1976: Pudding makes a nutty frosting and a crazy dessert: a Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake.

Making a new dessert that your family will love isn’t a tough nut to crack when you combine Jell-O Brand pistachio flavor instant pudding with almonds and pistachio nuts in this unique Bundt cake.

It takes the cake when it comes to baking, too, with the fantastic flavor and fluffy frosting of this exciting new cake.

Pistachio Inside Outside cake vintage recipe

Pistachio Inside-Outside cake

Pistachio Inside-Outside cake

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 package (2 layer size) white or yellow cake mix
  • 2 packages Jello Pistachio flavor instant pudding and pie filling, separated
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1-1/2 cups cold milk
  • 1 envelope Dream Whip whipped topping mix


  1. Blend cake mix, 1 package Jello, 3 eggs, club soda, oil, and chopped nuts in large mixer bowl, then beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  2. Bake in greased, floured 10-inch Bundt pan at 350 (F) for 50 minutes.
  3. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan and cool on rack.
  4. Split into 3 layers.
  5. Make the frosting, starting by blending cold milk, 1 envelope Dream Whip and 1 package pudding.
  6. Whip until thickened; about 5 minutes.
  7. Spread about 1 cup of frosting between layers, spoon the rest into the center.
  8. Chill.
  9. Garnish with chopped nuts.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 496Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 495mgCarbohydrates: 58gFiber: 1gSugar: 33gProtein: 7g

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