lemon glazed pistachio cupcakes
recipe= makes 14 cupcakes
75g cream cheese
1 1/4c sugar
1 1/4c flour
1/2+ 1/8 tsp baking powder
75ml shelled pistachios
1/4c slivered pistachios (or chopped)
180C. Grind shelled pistachios in food processor until paste (it’s more like powder that can be patted into a solid, not literally a thick paste- do not add anything to this)
Beat butter, cream cheese, paste together for three minutes. Add sugar, beat, add eggs, beat, vanilla. Beat in flour, salt, baking powder.
Fold in slivered pistachios. Spoon into cases.
Bake 30 min.
1/3c icing sugar sifted, 75ml cream, 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Mix all together until smooth. Use immediately
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