Matcha Green Tea & Pistachio Muffins
Matcha Green Tea & Pistachio Muffins - The best way to celebrate St Patrick's day is adding a touch of green on your daily muffin income!
- 140 g butter softened
- 140 g muscovado sugar
- 2 large eggs beaten
- 140 g self-raising flour
- zest of 1 orange
- 1 tbsp Matcha green tea
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 very ripe banana mashed
- 4 tbsp pistachio chopped plus extra for decorating
Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then slowly add the eggs with a little flour.
Fold in the remaining flour, banana, matcha tea, pistachio, orange zest, a pinch of salt and baking powder.
Pour the mixture into a prepared muffin tin, filling almost to the top each mould. Top each muffin with extra chopped pistachio and a pinch of caster sugar.
Bake for about 5 mins at 425F/200C, then lower to 360F/180C and continue to bake for 10 mins, or until a skewer comes out clean.
Cool in the tin for 10 mins, then remove to a wire rack and serve. Enjoy!