Mini pistachio cakes

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Mini pistachio cakes
Lovely little nutty cakes with a cream cheese icing.

175g butter

175g caster sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

140g ground pistachio nuts, plus extra chopped pistachios to decorate

75g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp milk

Icing

290g cream cheese

50g butter

100g icing sugar

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

Grease a 6 hole muffin tray and dust with flour, shake out the excess.

Beat butter and sugar.

Add eggs one at at time.

Beat butter and sugar.

Add eggs one at a time, beating between each addition.

Add vanilla and ground pistachios.

Sift in flour and baking powder.

Add milk and fold together.

Spoon mix into prepared muffin moulds and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

To prepare the icing, mix together cream cheese, butter and icing sugar.

Once the cakes have cooled, spread the mini cakes with the icing.

Scatter with chopped pistachios and serve.

Serves
Makes 6 large muffin sized cakes

Preparation Time
25 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Eggs, Sugar, Nuts

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Easy Recipes, Cake Stall, Vegetarian

Cuisine
Cafe

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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