Muffins are my favorites for a quick breakfast. Nothing is better then a warm muffin for breakfast during a hectic weekend.
Before sharing my recipe for the saffron pistachio muffin, I would like to share my recipe for a basic muffin. This can be had as in or can be topped with variety of flavors and nuts to add another dimension.
- 2 cups white flour
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 egg, slightly beaten
- 1 cup milk
- 1/4 cup melted butter
Mix all the ingredients and filling the cups to 2/3rd. Bake at 375°F for 20-25 mins. (use 15 mins for June).
For the Saffron Pistachio muffin add the following as well:
- 1/4 cup sugar.
- 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
- 1tsp cardamom powder
- 1tsp soaked saffron in warm milk.
After filling the cups, sprinkle with some chopped pistachios. you can prepare a glaze by mixing some powder sugar and water and pouring over the muffin.