Beautiful Lemon Pistachio Cake With Lemon Frosting

This delightful cake features layers infused with the citrusy zest of lemon and the delicate crunch of pistachios, complemented by a zesty lemon frosting for a perfect blend of flavors and textures.

1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 4 large eggs Zest of 2 lemons 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup finely ground pistachios (unsalted) 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup plain Greek yogurt


1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 4 cups powdered sugar Zest of 1 lemon 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1-2 tablespoons milk or cream, as needed for consistency Crushed pistachios for garnish


Pistachios: These nuts are finely ground to impart a distinct nuttiness and texture to the cake layers, offering a delightful contrast to the soft crumb.

 Step 1

Lemon Zest: Freshly grated lemon zest enhances the cake with its aromatic oils, ensuring each bite bursts with citrus flavor.

 Step 2

Butter: Softened butter is creamed with sugar to create a light and airy base for the cake batter, contributing to its tender texture.

 Step 3

Eggs: These provide structure and stability to the cake, ensuring it rises evenly and maintains its shape during baking.

 Step 4

Powdered Sugar: Used in the lemon frosting, powdered sugar blends smoothly with butter and lemon juice to create a creamy, sweet-tart frosting that complements the cake perfectly.

 Step 5