Matcha Pistachio Green Tea Muffins
A muffin a day keeps the doctor away... I think that was the saying... Well it sounds right anyway ;)
These muffins are extra special, bursting with the flavor of Pistachios and the energy boosting and antioxidant rich benefits from Matcha.
Matcha Pistachio Muffin Recipe
-2 tbsp. ground flaxseeds
-3/4 cup unsweetened milk or milk alternative
-1 1/3 all purpose flour
-2 tsp. baking powder
-1 tbsp. matcha powder
-1 tsp. lemon zest
-1 tsp. cinnamon
-1/4 tsp. nutmeg
-1/8 tsp. salt
-1/2 cup Butter at room temperature
-1/2 cup sugar
-2 tsp. vanilla extract
-1/2 cup chopped pistachios
-Whisk milk and flax seeds together in a small bowl and allow to sit for at least ten minutes.
-Preheat oven to 220. Line 12 muffin cups with papers.
-Combine flour, baking powder, matcha, lemon zest, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl.
-Cream butter, sugar and vanilla with mixer in medium bowl. Add milk/flax mixture, a little bit at a time. Next add dry ingredient mixture, 1/3 at a time, mixing well between additions and scraping bowl as needed.
-Spoon mixture into muffin cups and top with chopped pistachios. Place in oven and immediately lower temperature to 180. Bake 15 minutes.