Pistachio Zucchini Muffins with Lemon Glaze
Pistachio Zucchini Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Pistachio Zucchini Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Cardamom and lemon add a unique flavor profile to these classic muffins. Perfect for small batch baking, this recipe makes 6 muffins. 

6
muffins
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Muffins

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

Glaze

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. 

Nutrition

290Calories
12Fat (mg)
50Cholesterol (mg)
280Sodium (mg)
42Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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