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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

Ingredients

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

Granache

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

Last Layer

  • 2 tablespoons Handful of pistachios

Pan

    8 inch round pan

      Instructions

      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

      Notes

      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.

      Nutrition

      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