Chocolate Chip Pistachio Pound Cake

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1 & 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped*
  • 3/4 cup shelled pistachios (unsalted), roughly chopped*
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a 9″x 5″ loaf pan.
  3. Whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda. Set aside.
  4. Combine the milk and lemon juice. Set aside.
  5. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. Reduce mixer speed to low. Gradually add the eggs and egg yolks. Mix in the vanilla.
  7. Add the flour mixture in three portions, alternating with two portions of the milk mixture. Mix until you still see a few streaks of flour remaining.
  8. Add the chocolate and pistachios, and stir just until combined.
  9. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan, and spread evenly. Bake 45 to 50 minutes, or until a pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  10. Cool in the pan for 20 minutes. Then transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool completely.