Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.Grease and line an 8 inch round pan.
  • In a bowl,cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  • Combine flour and baking powder,add to the creamed mixture with ground pistachios and mix well.
  • Finally stir in the milk and colour until batter is smooth.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and leave in the pan for 5 minutes,before turning out on a wire rack to cool.
  • When completely cooled,cut the cake into 3 layers.
  • DARK CHOCOLATE FUDGE FROSTING:
  • Combine dark chocolate and butter in a bowl.Melt in microwave for 1 - 1 1/2 minutes,stirring twice during this process.
  • Remove from MW and stir till smoothed.Leave to cool (in refrigerator) for 5 minutes and then add golden syrup.
  • Whisk till smoothed and mixture begins to thicken.
  • GREEN CHOCOLATE FUDGE FROSTING:
  • Combine white chocolate and butter in a bowl.Melt in microwave for 1 - 1 1/2 minutes,stirring twice during this process.
  • Remove from MW and stir till smoothed.Leave to cool (in refrigerator) for 5 minutes and then add golden syrup and green color.
  • Whisk till smoothed and mixture begins to thicken.
  • ASSEMBLING:
  • Place one layer of the cake on your serving platter,brush with sugar syrup(optional,if the sponge hasn't come out very soft, you can sprinkle sugar syrup).
  • Spread 1/3 of the dark chocolate frosting and sprinkle some chopped pistachios over it.
  • Place the second layer over this,and repeat with the syrup,1/3 of the chocolate frosting and chopped pistachios.
  • Place the last cake layer.Spread the remaining chocolate frosting over the top and sides of the cake.
  • Fill piping bag with green coloured frosting and decorate around top edge of the cake.Place some sliced pistachios on top to decorate.
  • Press the finely chopped pistachios on sides of the cake.
  • Chill well before serving.

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    " It was excellent "
    mumtazcatering ate it and said...
    As salaam mu alaikum Ambus what a deliciously decadent recipe.....yummy my friend, Ramadaan Mubarak to you and your family......:]
    did you recieve the PM i sent today ?
    Mummtaz
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    " It was excellent "
    atariq123 ate it and said...
    Salaam Ambus, amazing recipe I am craving for it already, wonderful job! Happy ramadan and one year anniversary :) Amna.
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    " It was excellent "
    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    great post..........
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  • lasaf 6 years ago
    This is a great recipe. I love pistachios. Happy 100.L.
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    what a fantastic cake for your 100th recipe.... !!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    WOW! WOW! WOW! This must look as delicious as it sounds! Amazing 100 recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Congratulations on one year! Great recipe!!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    Yum! Ambus, I wish I could see a picture of this beautiful-sounding cake!! I guess I'll have to make it myself! LOL

    Happy Ramadan!
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    " It was excellent "
    lohashim ate it and said...
    First wish u Happy Ramadan and with this i think all my family will be happy .Great and delicious thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    wowAmbus this is a great cake, thanks for sharing!
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