Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style with our delightful Olive Oil Pistachio Cake! 

Makes: 8-10 Servings | Preparation time: 15-20 minutes


1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup shelled pistachios, finely ground
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup La Panza Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
Zest of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Green food coloring (optional)
Powdered sugar for dusting
Additional pistachios for garnish (optional)


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, ground pistachios, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the olive oil and granulated sugar until well combined.

4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

5. Stir in the Greek yogurt, lemon zest, and vanilla extract until smooth.

6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. If desired, add a few drops of green food coloring to achieve a festive green color.

7. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and spread it out evenly.

8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

9. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.

10. Once cooled, dust the cake with powdered sugar and garnish with additional pistachios if desired.

11. Slice and serve your St. Patrick's Day Olive Oil Pistachio Cake for a festive and delicious treat!

This festive and flavorful cake with its vibrant green color and nutty pistachio flavor is sure to be a hit at your St. Patrick's Day celebration. Enjoy!