Rosewater Pistachio Cupcakes

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 13mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    477
based on 1 ratings

Delicate and moist, these elegant cupcakes refer gently to Middle Eastern flavors. For an added pink note, sprinkle with fresh pomegranate seeds and dried rose petals.

recipe updated Sep 10, 2018

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    100g
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    76ml
  • Honey icon
    Honey
    41g
  • Rosewater extract icon
    Rosewater extract
    17g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    200g
  • Ground almonds icon
    Ground almonds
    200g
  • Pistachios icon
    Pistachios
    40g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    60g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    5g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    60g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    60g
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    150ml
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese
    250g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    15g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2ml
  • Food coloring icon
    Food coloring
    as needed
  • Pistachios icon
    Pistachios
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Large glass bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Muffin pan - 12-hole

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat
  2. Line a muffin pan
  3. Get a clean large glass bowl
  4. Add unsalted butter
  5. Melt in microwave on low heat
  6. Add vegetable oil
  7. Add honey
  8. Add rosewater extract
  9. Add egg
  10. Whisk until combined
  11. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  12. Add ground almonds
  13. Add ground pistachios
  14. Add all purpose flour
  15. Add salt
  16. Add baking powder
  17. Add powdered sugar
  18. Add granulated sugar
  19. Mix until combined
  20. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  21. Mix briefly until just combined
  22. Pour batter into muffin pan
  23. Bake for 17min until golden brown
  24. Let cool completely until frothy
  25. Get a clean stand mixer bowl
  26. Add heavy cream
  27. Whisk until stiff
  28. Add mascarpone cheese
  29. Add powdered sugar
  30. Add vanilla extract
  31. Add food coloring
  32. Fold together until combined
  33. Spread frosting with muffin pan
  34. Garnish with chopped pistachios
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