Pistachio Mini Loaves

Pistachio Mini Loaves

"In Carmel, Indiana, Joanne Loefgren bakes up this green-hued bread for any occasion, but it's especially appropriate for Christmas or St. Patrick's Day. The little loaves have a pistachio flavor, light cake-like texture and crunchy topping."
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50 m servings
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Original recipe yields 25 servings



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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine cake and pudding mixes. Add sour cream, eggs, oil and water; beat until blended. Pour into five greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Combine the pecans, brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over batter.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.


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This was a huge hit! My mom loved it! I did make a few changes though. First, I added an extra package of instant pistachio pudding mix, because 1 reviewer said the pistachio flavoring wasn't th...

Very moist! Easy and quick to make. I did not have 5 mini loaf pans so I used one mini and 1 regular. Had to increase cook time for large loaf. Will make again soon!

baked for st patty's day supper club. mhy club went wild for it. i also used and extra pudding. i used sugar free pudding and light yellow caked batter to go easy on the calories. everyone as...

Gave these little loaves as Christmas gifts and everyone loved it. I too added more pudding mix. They looked so pretty sitting on the counter in those little loaf pans that everyone had on sale...

I like hearty breads and this is a light enough bread that wont hit your stomach like a brick but soooo flavorful you only need one...or two. :) LAOVED it

These were so easy and very good. Great to give as gifts since they are mini loaves. I ended up using four 8 x 2 x 3 inch instead of 5 smaller ones because I used disposable pans to give away a...

I also added extra pudding. I added only 1/2 of a box extra. The batter was very thick so I added a little milk to make it pourable. It was delicious. Like other reviewers, I thought it was more...

This was very good, but after it cooled, it lost the strong pistachio flavor and tasted more like yellow cake. It was very moist. I only had large loaf pans, so I used two of those and increas...

Very nice.....my tin loaf pans werea bit bigger so I was only able to get 3 loaves. Perfect as Easter-y gifts for my family. Smelled amazing while baking and loved the green color. My father lo...

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