Pistachio Easter cake with burning icing: we share an original recipe for festive pastries

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Easter cake recipe
Easter cake recipe

If you want to make a delicious, successful, and at the same time original Easter cake, pistachio cake is the perfect option. It is not only delicious but also very impressive.

Homemade pistachio Easter cake

The cook shared a recipe for a very lush, delicious Easter cake with pistachio cream and meringue on Instagram.

Easter cake recipe


  • 360 g of cottage cheese
  • 200 g of sugar
  • 200 g of butter
  • 400 g of flour
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • vanilla extract

Pistachio cream:

  • 350 g milk (3.2 fat)
  • 100 g of egg yolks
  • 180 g of sugar
  • 40 g of corn starch
  • 3-4 tbsp of pistachio paste

For the meringue:

  • 1 egg white
  • 60 g of icing sugar

Method of preparation:

1. Beat the cottage cheese, eggs, sugar, and vanilla in a blender. Add the melted butter and baking powder and mix well. Add the flour and knead the dough. Fill the molds 2/3 full and put them in the oven for +-1 hour at 180°C.

How much to bake Easter cakes

2. Pistachio custard: mix the yolks with sugar, pour in the milk, and bring to a thick state in a water bath. Then add the starch and paste and mix.

Pistachio custard

3. Merengue: beat the egg whites with powdered sugar.

Merengue for baking

4. Cool the finished Easter cake, cut off the top, pick out the middle with a spoon, pour the cream in, cover and decorate with meringue and, if possible, brown it.

Ready-made Easter cake

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