Cardamom Muffins with Honey Glaze

"Sweet honey glaze on a lightly spiced banana muffin."
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Serves or Makes: 12

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  • 1 stick organic salted butter
  • 3/4 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
  • 2 large organic bananas
  • 2 large organic eggs
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon organic cardamom
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon organic raw honey
  • Walnuts, organic chopped, for topping
  • Fine shredded coconut, organic unsweetened , for the topping


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with liners.

  • Step 2

    To make the batter: In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add the butter, cane sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix on low until combined and there are no chunks of butter.

  • Step 3

    Add the bananas and eggs and mix on low until combined.

  • Step 4

    In a separate bowl, add the cake flour, cardamom, baking powder, and sea salt and whisk together. Set aside.

  • Step 5

    Add the milk to the butter mixture and then add the cake flour mixture on top. Mix on low until a batter forms, you’ll still see some chunks of bananas and that’s okay.

  • Step 6

    Fill muffin liners all the way full. Bake for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely in the muffin tin.

  • Step 7

    To make the glaze: In a small bowl, add the powdered sugar, honey, and milk and whisk together until a smooth glaze forms. Using a butter knife, frost all the muffins. Add a little sprinkle of walnuts and fine shredded coconut on top.Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days.

  • Step 8

    Gluten Free – Replace the cake flour with 284 grams (1 3/4 cups plus 1 1/2 tablespoons) organic gluten free flour blend.

  • Step 9

    High Altitude – Follow the recipe as noted.

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