Sunday, January 20, 2013
Baked Sunday Mornings - Lemon Pistachio Cornmeal Muffins
Lemon Pistachio Cornmeal Muffins was one of the many recipes in Baked Elements that immediately caught my eye. But as the date for baking them approached I found myself questioning the combination of flavors. I love lemon, love pistachios, and love corn muffins. But all of those elements thrown together? I had my doubts and decided to pass on baking them.
But then I got to thinking about some other Baked recipes that involved flavor combinations that left me scratching my head initially but won me over like Pumpkin Cheddar Muffins, and Rosemary Apricot Squares and decided to trust the boys. Good decision. They are bright and light in flavor and rich in texture. Lemon provides the punch of flavor here while the cornmeal provides texture. The pistachios float between the two worlds adding subtle flavor and a bit of crunch.
Like most cornmeal muffins, these are easy to make and the only special steps involve pulverizing some pistachios and grating some lemon zest. A lovely, easy recipe to make when you want something just slightly different, but totally delicious.
You can find the recipe by visiting Baked Sunday Mornings.