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Pistachio Bread Recipe

Pistachio Bread

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"This is a very quick, easy bread, and is also very moist."

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Original recipe makes 2 - 9 x 5 inch loaves Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  2. Mix together cake mix, eggs, oil, water, pudding mix, sour cream, cherries, and food coloring. Pour into prepared pans. In a small bowl, stir together cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle tops of loaves with mixture.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes. Cool.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 21, 2005

I read pretty much all the reviews and decided to make it anyway. I added an extra box of pudding mix. The mixture was kind of thick but worked out well. I read how this wasn't very flavorful and too cake like. That's why I added the extra pudding. Everyone loved it. I also didn't add the cherries, food coloring, cinnamon, or sugar. Instead I mixed brown sugar, cinnamon, and chopped pistachios and layered it between and on top of the bread mixture and swirled it through with a knife. Came out great.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 30, 2002

This recipe was just, ok. It sounded much better than it actually was...I usually love desserts w/ pistatchio pudding mix.

Oct 30, 2002

I would say this tasted very cake like. I didn't use any green coloring (it was still green due to the pudding coloring) or the cherries and liked the flavor. I also used low fat sour cream.

Jan 21, 2004

Deeeeeeeeeeelicious!!!!!!! so moist and colorful, I just loved it, and so did everyone who tasted it. I added an extra 1/2 cup chopped marraschino cherries to the mix. After that I made a cheese & cherry frosting with an 8oz. package of cream cheese, 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup margarine, softened it all up, beat it until well incorporated and then added 1/2 cup pureed marraschino cherries, it made a beautiful soft pink frosting, topped with some more cherries and VOILA!!! the flavor mix was great, thanks for sharing such a delicious recipe. Moshi

Dec 11, 2002

Excellent. I added whole pistachio nuts to the batter and topped the bread with finely chopped pistachios with the cinnamon sugar. This will be a big seller at our Church's Bake Sale this spring!

Feb 12, 2004

YUM! This was so good! Everyone raved about it. I liked it the best when I cut a slice and toasted it..You have to try this!

Oct 30, 2002

This bread is divine! I have made it many times, and every time I am asked for the recipe. It is SO good. I am not a fan of marschino cherries, so I left them out. I also dusted the bottom of the pan with the cinnamon/sugar mixture. You HAVE to try this bread. It is SO good.

Feb 06, 2005

I made this exactly by the recipe. Is is very good and would be great to make for St. Patrick's day. If I were making it for Christmas, I would probably add more cherries just for the contrast. We don't care for overly sweet treats so this was perfect for our taste. It reminds me of a pound cake and would probably be good served with fresh fruit.


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  • Calories
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.7 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 217 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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