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Pistachio Zucchini Muffins with Lemon Glaze
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3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, lightly beaten

1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 small (1 cup) shredded zucchini

1/3 cup roasted, salted pistachios, chopped


1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1/4 cup chopped pistachios, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven or toaster oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 6 muffin pan cups; set aside. 

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, sugar, cardamom, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl, mix well. Add melted butter, egg, lemon zest and vanilla to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Gently stir in zucchini and pistachios.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each about one-half full. Bake 20-23 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine powdered sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest in small bowl. Spoon glaze over cooled muffins. Sprinkle with pistachios, if desired. Let set. 

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