6 Simple Pistachio Dessert Recipes

Give a pistachio dessert a try and take your desserts to the next level with new textures and flavours that are simple to make.

6 Delicious and Simple Pistachio Dessert Recipes

They can be combined with almost anything.

Pistachios are one of the most underrated ingredients out there. Make the most of these delicious nuts with these pistachio dessert recipes.

These desserts are great if you’re looking to impress or if you want something simple you can make with the kids.

Pistachios are often overlooked in terms of desserts but they’re a great way to make something tasty. Crunchy and slightly savoury, they can be combined with almost anything.

DESIblitz has found 6 of the best and most interesting recipes for delicious pistachio desserts so you can make something unique to serve up after dinner.

Pista Burfi

Pista Burfi



For a dessert which is a refreshing as it is sweet, try this spiced pistachio fudge. It contains fresh coconut so it’s a light and not overly sickly sweet.

It’s a great recipe to serve as a pistachio dessert or to cut into small pieces and serve at parties. This simple recipe looks impressive with its bright green colour.

If you’re looking for a delicious and light twist on a popular sweet, this is an excellent one to go for. It’s unusual and interesting yet familiar enough that it’ll satisfy everyone.

Give this simple and fun pistachio dessert a try here

Yoghurt, Honey and Pistachio Cheesecake

Pistachio Dessert Cheesecake

If you want a taste of the luxurious in your pistachio dessert, give this cheesecake a try. Slathered with honey and mixed with rich greek yoghurt, this is one to save for a special occasion.

This cheesecake looks impressive but it’s simple to make. With a base of blended biscuits and a filling of cream cheese and yoghurt, it’s easy to assemble.

You’ll wow any dinner guests with this pistachio dessert. It’s a touch of decadence without the difficulty.

Impress your guests with this special treat here.

Pistachio Ice Cream

Pistachio Dessert Ice Cream

Pistachio flavoured ice cream is a brilliant way to have a cooling treat with an unusual flavour. It’s not overly sweet or sickly. It’s fragrant and every so slightly savoury. This will give you a taste that will really satisfy your taste buds.

Use this pistachio dessert as an accompaniment with other puddings or serve on its own. A great treat for kids and adults alike, it’s perfect for the whole family.

This 3 step ice cream recipe is surprisingly simple. Whether you’re a professional or an amateur, pistachio ice cream is a great way to impress.

Check out this simple ice cream here

Salted Pistachio Brittle

Pistachio Brittle

This pistachio dessert is great to serve on its own or with other desserts. Crumble it over ice cream or hand it out as a snack.

Crunchy and moreish, this sweet and salty brittle will have you eating it straight off the baking tray.

Using salt in a recipe like this one which involves caramelisation is a great idea. The salt takes the edge off the richness of the sweet and really enhances the flavour.

Try out this textured treat here

Pista Paan

Pista Paan

This versatile pistachio dessert is made up of a dough formed into a cone shape and stuffed with filling. The pistachios lend a fragrant flavour to the dough and you can customise the filling to suit your tastes.

Easy to make and impressive to look at, this is an excellent pudding to serve at parties. Filling the cones is also a great way to get the kids involved in the cooking.

This recipe includes instructions for the filling. However, you can fill these little cones with whatever you fancy. Give it a try with fruits, cream or even other puddings from this list.

Get customising with this unusual recipe here

Pistachio and Rosemary Caramels

Pistachio Caramels

If you’re looking for something interesting to serve after dinner instead of opening a box of chocolates, then give this pistachio dessert a try.

The saltiness of the pistachios and fragrance of the rosemary offset the sweetness of the caramel. This means that you get a tasty sweet which isn’t overly rich.

These little caramels are easy to make and they’re great if you’re looking to give a homemade gift. Simply wrap a bundle of them in parchment paper and you’ll have a gift that’s sure to impress.

Try these addictive little morsels here

If you’re looking for something seriously unique for dessert then pistachios are the ingredient to try. You can use them in a multitude of ways for some seriously great textures and flavours.

So if it’s fragrant and interesting desserts you’re after then give pistachios a try. Whip up some luxurious desserts or some homemade gifts with these recipes and you’ll be sure to impress.

Aimee is an International Politics graduate and a foodie who loves being daring and trying new things. Passionate about reading and writing with aspirations to be a novelist, she keeps herself inspired by the saying: “I am, therefore I write.”

Images Courtey of Archana's Kitchen, Tesco, The Copper Ladle, Bon Appetit and Foodness Gracious.


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