These muffins are delicious and are made with the Japanese green tea powder matcha.
Preheat oven to 350F Grease 12 muffin pans or line with paper muffin cups.
1 and two thirds cups all-purpose flour
Half teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon matcha green tea powder
Half cup sugar
Third cup unsalted butter, melted
1 cup milk Quarter cu chopped nuts (optional)
Whisk flour, matcha, salt,baking powder and sugar together in a mixing bowl, set aside.
In another bowl whisk together egg, melted butter and milk. Stir tis mixture into the flour mixture.
Stir in nuts, if using.
Divide batter among the prepared muffin pans.
Bake in the preheat oven until golden and the tops spring back when lightly pressed.
Cool in pans for five minutes, then remove to completely cool on wire racks.
These muffins have quite an attractive green color