Cardamom Orange Pistachio Muffins

Baking with tea opens up a world of delicious ideas to explore. Ahmad Tea's favourite foodie, Nadia's Healthy Kitchen presents her latest creation - Vegan Cardamom Orange Pistachio Muffins. Try her simple recipe and the muffins along side a hearty, fragrant cup of Cardamom Tea.

Cardamom Orange Pistachio Muffins

vegan cardamom orange muffins



Time to Make

1 hour


Cardamom Tea


Cardamom Teabgs

Our Great Taste Award-winning Cardamom Tea is a uniquely flavoured, exotic brew that fans of our Earl Grey or Chai Spice will love.

Cardamom Tea - Teabags


Makes 12 Muffins:

  • 125g (1 cup) wholemeal spelt flour
  • 100g (1 cup) ground almonds
  • 100g (1/2 cup) sugar (brown, white or coconut)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tbsp water
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 5 Ahmad Tea Cardamom teabags
  • 200ml boiling water
  • 60ml (1/4 cup) coconut oil, melted
  • 70g (1/4 cup) dairy-free yoghurt


  1. Add 200ml boiling water to a glass measuring jug, then add in the teabags. Leave to steep for 5 minutes, then remove the bags and allow the tea to cool down to room temperature.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the ground flaxseed and 3 tbsp of water and leave to set for 20 minutes.
  3. Mix the flour, ground almonds, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl, then pour in the cooled tea, melted coconut oil, yoghurt and add the orange zest. Mix until you have a smooth batter.
  4. Divide between 12 muffin cases and top with chopped pistachios.
  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes, leave to cool completely and enjoy!

For more delicious recipes, visit Nadia’s Healthy Kitchen food blog.