Pistachio Cupcakes

Pistachio Cupcakes

Luxurious gluten free pistachio cupcakes with chocolate frosting

Their flavor and pale green color comes from ground roasted pistachios

Pistachio Cupcakes

Turn any gathering into a special occasion with these glamorous gluten free Pistachio Cupcakes for grown-ups. A luxurious and colorful treat and even more perfect for green holidays.

Lately have I been all about pistachios. The color and taste is amazing and make everything a bit more fancy. I have always loved to garnish with pistachios on top of desserts, starters etc but the past weeks I´ve put pistachios in everything. For instance pistachio pesto, pistachio mousse, pistachio ganache, pistachio ice cream…you name it! This recipe of Pistachio Cupcakes is one of my late cravings and they are so fluffy and moist. Sure to please. Easy and quick to make, too!

I know you’ll fall in love with these just like I have. I can’t wait for you to try them!

Please let me know what you think in the comments below.

Photos: Fredrik Övgård

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Pistachio Cupcakes



120 g peeled Pistachios, unsalted 5 oz

225 g Butter 8 oz

2 1/2 dl Sugar 1 cup

3 Eggs

1 dl rice flour 1/2 cup

1/2 dl Buckwheat Flour 1/4 cup

1 pinch Vanilla Powder

zest from 1 lemon


200 g Powdered Sugar 7 oz

75 g Butter, room temperatured 3 oz

30 g Cocoa 1 oz

150 g Cream Cheese 6 oz



  • 120 g peeled Pistachios, unsalted 5 oz
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 pinch Vanilla Powder
  • 75 g Butter, room temperatured 3 oz
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