Like carrot cake? This moist, tasty cakeis better with pistachios and makes a wonderful dessert for apotluck or holiday dinner.
Recipe: Harvest Cake withPistachios
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
2 cups packed brown sugar
4 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups carrot, grated
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking soda
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup natural California pistachios, finely chopped
2 (8-ounce) containers pineapple yogurt
Icing (recipe follows)
Makes 16 servings.
Icing:Beat 1 cup softened butter or margarine with 5 cups unsiftedpowdered sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel and 3 to 4tablespoons orange juice (or enough to make a good spreadableconsistency). Makes 3 cups icing.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof the California Pistachio Board.
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