Starts with a cake mix. Ingredients. Once assembled, cover the cake in chocolate ganache. Love this cake for St. Patrick's Day, Easter or Christmas (optional). She used to make this cake … This recipe was a classic recipe from my Grandma Lee. Pistachio Chocolate Marbled Cake! Place remaining batter into Bundt pan, then pour chocolate … Set aside. Mix pecans and chocolate chips and sprinkle in bottom of greased and floured Bundt pan. Mix well. When I was growing up, one of the most requested recipes was my Grandma Zelda’s pistachio cake. Remove 1 cup of cake batter and place in a small bowl; add chocolate syrup. 270 grams (2 cups) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder; 1 teaspoon baking soda; 150 grams (2/3 cups) unsalted butter, at room temperature ; 300 grams (1 1/4 cups) white sugar; 4 eggs; 1 1/2 cups (3 x 125 ml) plain yogurt or sour cream 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract; 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder; 60 grams (1/3 cup) Sprinkle chopped pistachios around the base of the cake… Stack cake layers, alternating chocolate ganache and pistachio frosting, and sprinkling chopped pistachios between each layer. I have waited for a long time to share this recipe for my chocolate pistachio cake. You all know that I am all about easy desserts, but I especially love dessert recipes with a story. Extra moist thanks to the sour cream. I haven’t had a ton of family recipes passed down to me. This chocolate pistachio cake recipe is a dense, moist treat that’s adapted from my grandmother’s “famous” recipe. Easy Chocolate Pistachio Cake.