Baked Goods & Sweet Treats Recipes

Lemon Pistachio Cupcakes

I’ll stop with the pistachio soon, I promise. This is my last one for ages! I just find that it’s a light flavour that goes so well with spring baking! When it gets warmer the lighter and airy the dessert, the more I crave it. And like the lemon tart with pistachio crust from a few weeks ago, this is a flavour combination that kills!
 
Lemon Pistachio Cupcakes
baked goods recipe
 

Ingredients:
(For cake)
1 cup of flour
3/4 cup of sugar
1 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 package of vanilla pudding mix
3 eggs
4 tablespoons of vegetable oil
180 ml water
zest of 1 lemon
juice of 1 1/2 lemons
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2/3 cup of shelled pistachios
(For frosting)
2 cups of heavy cream
1/3 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of pistachio
1 package of vanilla pudding
lemon zest

baked goods recipe

Preheat oven to 350 F.  Combine sugar, salt, baking powder, pudding mix and flour together in one bowl. Mix thoroughly. In another bowl stir together eggs, vegetable oil, water, lemon zest, lemon juice, and vanilla. 
 

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix them together well. Grind the pistactions in a food processor and add them to your batter. Fold them in evenly. Fill you cupcakes tray 2/3 of the way full. Bake for about 18 minutes. Then move them to a wire rack to cool. 
 

Beat together the cream and sugar until stiff peaks start to form. Then mix in the pistachio, pudding mix and lemon zest. Then frost your cupcakes when completely cool. 

baked goods recipe
 
baked goods recipe
So much pistachio, so much deliciousness!
 
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