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Pistachio Green Tea Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
These moist and tender vegan green tea muffins are infused with matcha powder and topped off with a sprinkling of crunchy pistachios!
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12
Author: Alissa
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp. ground flaxseeds
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk of choice
  • 1 1/3 cups whole wheat pastry flour could sub all purpose
  • 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 vegan margarine at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
Instructions
  1. Whisk milk and flax seeds together in a small bowl and allow to sit for at least ten minutes. You can get your other ingredients together in the meantime.
  2. Preheat oven to 425. Line 12 muffin cups with papers.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, matcha, lemon zest, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. Cream margarine, sugar and vanilla with mixer in medium bowl. Add milk/flax mixture, a little bit at a time, to avoid taking a shower in it. Next add dry ingredient mixture, 1/3 at a time, mixing well between additions and scraping bowl as needed.
  5. Spoon mixture into muffin cups and top with chopped pistachios. Place in oven and immediately lower temperature to 375. Bake 15 minutes.