Grandma's Pistachio Bread {VIDEO!}

This super moist Pistachio Bread recipe is made with one bowl, no mixer required, and is sooo easy! This Pistachio Bread is made with pistachio pudding mix, yellow cake mix, and ribbons of cinnamon-sugar for an ultra delicious bread or coffee cake! A family favorite that my Grandma's been making for DECADES!
Course Cake/Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl


  • 1 box golden butter or yellow cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 c. sour cream reduced-fat is fine
  • 1/4 c. vegetable oil
  • 1 - 3 oz. box instant pistachio pudding mix
  • 1/2 c. cinnamon-sugar


  1. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix, eggs, sour cream, oil, and pudding mix. Mixture will be thick.
  2. Spread half of it into a lightly greased tube pan.
  3. Sprinkle with half the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  4. Swirl lightly with a knife.
  5. Add remaining batter to tube pan, and knife in remaining cinnamon-sugar.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes, or until edges are golden, and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10-15 minutes before inverting onto a serving platter.