These pistachio desserts are both delicious and wholesome.
Pistachios in dessert are our favourite way to eat them. The little green nuts or seeds (if you want to go technical) make an excellent addition to everything from cookies to cake to ice cream, pairing well with chocolate and fruit. Why? Because they have a nutty pistachio flavour, a bold crunch, and sweet goodness. Here are some of the best pistachio desserts to add to your menu. These pistachio desserts are both delicious and wholesome.
1. Watergate Cake
This eye-catching green cake is a traditional dessert. This delectable dessert, made with pistachio, pecan, and coconut, first gained popularity in the 1950s. It got its name later, after the infamous political scandal. So, what is the connection between cake and politics? All of the nuts are 'covered up' by the creamy whipped frosting.
2. Pistachio Ice Cream
This ice cream is inspired by India and is delicately flavoured with chopped pistachios and vanilla. It's an exotic treat that's filling as well as refreshing. For a show-stopping sundae, top with nuts and drizzle with chocolate sauce.
3. Pista Barfi
The Pista Burfi Recipe is a delicious Indian Spiced Pistachio Fudge packed with pistachios and fresh coconut goodness. The addition of cardamom powder enhances the flavour of this mithai. You can make the Pista Burfi as a dessert for guests or for festivals such as Holi, Diwali, and Raksha Bandhan. You can also serve it with Dal Makhani, Aloo Bhindi Sabzi, Palak Raita, Phulka, and Jeera Rice.
4. Chocolate Pistachio Brownies
Brownies are the ultimate sweet comfort food for a reason. They're delicious any time they're gooey and spongy. With a cup of coffee for breakfast, as an after-dinner treat, or as a midnight snack. You don't really need an excuse to eat delicious brownies. These moist chocolate and pistachio brownies, in particular. You don't have to use pistachios for this recipe; you could also use walnuts, pecans, or macadamia nuts.
5. Watergate Salad
You're missing out if you've never had a Watergate salad. This light salad is ridiculously simple to make and ridiculously delicious. It's a delectable combination of flavours and textures made with pistachio pudding, pineapples, whipped topping, pecans, and marshmallows.
6. Pistachio Oat Squares
These decadent but healthy squares will appeal to anyone on a diet. They're vegan and gluten-free, with a light sweetness and wholesome ingredients. When you need a quick breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up, reach for a chunky pistachio square.