another view of the chocolate marshmallow and pistachio cake

Chocolate, Marshmallow and Pistachio Cake

This chocolate cake is super moist and so delicious!!  It's chockfull of flavor!
Course Desserts
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword chocolate cake, chocolate pistachio cake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10 Slices
Calories 415kcal
Author Elaine Benoit


Dry Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup water

Mix In

  • 3/4 cup pistachios

First Topping

  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff or more


  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk

Last Layer

  • 2 tablespoons Handful of pistachios


    8 inch round pan


      In a Mixing Bowl

      • Preheat oven to 375 F, and grease the 8 inch round pan
      • Combine all the dry ingredients (flours, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt)
      • Add all the wet ingredients (vanilla, apple cider vinegar, olive oil and water) and stir until just combined
      • Add pistachios and mix until just combined
      • Pour batter into pan
      • Bake for 35 - 40 minutes until done
      • Let cake rest in pan for 10 minutes
      • Remove cake to a wire rack and spread Fluff on cake.  Be generous!
      • Let the cake cool for 20 more minutes
      • Add chocolate chips and coconut milk to a sauce pan and heat until combined
      • Pour ganache over top of the cake and sprinkle pistachios on the ganache
      • Cut cake
      • Eat a piece
      • Sigh
      • Smile
      • Enjoy


      This cake is a little delicate so be careful when removing from pan.  I also greased the pan generously and cut a circle of parchment paper and placed it on the bottom of the pan.


      Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2.4mg