This mild cake uses simple ingredients,
is not overly sweet and can easily be sliced and served as a finger-friendly dessert.
1 (18.25 oz) package yellow cake mix
2 (3.4oz) packages instant pistachio pudding
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pistachios
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9 inch bundt pan.
Stir together cake mix and instant pudding. Add sour cream, oil and
eggs, mix well. Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan. Combine
the brown sugar, nuts, and cinnamon, sprinkle over the batter in the
pan. Cover with the remaining batter.
Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, until cake springs back when
lightly touched. Cool for 15 minutes in pan before inverting onto a wire
rack to cool completely. When cake is cooled, dust with confectioners'
sugar. Makes 12 servings.