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16 INGREDIENTS 8 STEPS 1hr 5min

Eggless Saffron Pistachio Cupcakes with Saffron Buttercream

These Eggless Saffron Pistachio Cupcakes with Saffron Buttercream seem the perfect thing to celebrate the onset of the festive season. They come together in minutes, and the star is the frosting. saffron with pistachios adds luxury to these delicious cupcakes, the rose petals add beauty.
Eggless Saffron Pistachio Cupcakes with Saffron Buttercream Recipe | SideChef
These Eggless Saffron Pistachio Cupcakes with Saffron Buttercream seem the perfect thing to celebrate the onset of the festive season. They come together in minutes, and the star is the frosting. saffron with pistachios adds luxury to these delicious cupcakes, the rose petals add beauty.
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Food writer, stylist, photographer, traveller, dog lover, obsessed baker, 'locavore' by design.
https://www.passionateaboutbaking.com/
1hr 5min
Total Time
$0.57
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
4
US / METRIC

Dry Mix

1/2 tsp
Baking Powder
1 pinch
1 pinch
Saffron Salt
plus more to taste
2 Tbsp
Chopped Pistachios
up to 3 Tbsp

Wet Mix

1/2 cup
or Hung Yogurt or Thick Yogurt
1/3 cup
or Granulated Sugar
3 Tbsp
Light Olive Oil
1/4 tsp
Baking Soda

Saffron Buttercream

1/2 cup
Unsalted Butter , room temperature
1 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 Tbsp
Fresh Cream
I used Amul Fresh Cream, up to 2 Tbsp
to taste
Slivered Pistachios
as needed
Fresh Rose Petals
for garnish
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
616
FAT
36.3 g
PROTEIN
6.3 g
CARBS
67.1 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Step 2
Lightly grease 4-6 teacups/demitasse cups with oil for your Eggless Saffron Pistachio Cupcakes.
Step 3
Sift together All-Purpose Flour (1 cup) , Baking Powder (1/2 tsp) , and Salt (1 pinch) . Stir in Saffron Salt (1 pinch) and Pistachios (2 Tbsp) . Reserve.
Step 4
Whisk together Greek Yogurt (1/2 cup) and Vanilla Sugar (1/3 cup) with an electric hand blender until smooth, then whisk in the Light Olive Oil (3 Tbsp) , Baking Soda (1/4 tsp) , and Apple Cider Vinegar (1/2 tsp) . Stand for 5 minutes, then fold in the dry mix.
Step 5
Divide between cups and bake for 15-18 minutes until risen and light golden brown/until a tester comes out clean. Remove to a cooling rack and allow to cool.
Step 6
Meanwhile, make the Saffron Buttercream. With an electric hand beater, beat the Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) for 5-6 minutes until smooth and fluffy.
Step 7
Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup) and stir in, then beat until mixed in, followed by the Fresh Cream (1 Tbsp) . Gently stir in the saffron.
Step 8
Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe over cooled cupcakes. Garnish with Slivered Pistachios (to taste) , Saffron Threads (to taste) , and Fresh Rose Petals (as needed) . Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
616
% Daily Value*
Fat
36.3 g
47%
Saturated Fat
16.1 g
80%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
60.8 mg
20%
Carbohydrates
67.1 g
24%
Fiber
1.1 g
4%
Sugars
44.6 g
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Protein
6.3 g
13%
Sodium
141.1 mg
6%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
53.9 mg
4%
Iron
1.4 mg
8%
Potassium
110.5 mg
2%
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