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Cake Yazdi - Cardamom Rose Water Muffins

Gericht Baking, Baking for Nowrooz, easy recipe, muffins, yoghurt
Länder & Regionen Iran, persian baking, persian cuisine, persian food, Yazd
Keyword Cake Yazdi - Cardamom Rose Water Muffins
Vorbereitungszeit 10 Minuten
Zubereitungszeit 25 Minuten
Portionen 12 Pieces
Autor Labsalliebe



  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 200 g sugar
  • 180 ml sunflower oil
  • 150 g Greek style yogurt
  • 1 tbsp cardamom 
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 300 g wheat flour type 405
  • 1 tbsp baking powder


  • 1 tbsp pistachios crushed
  • 1 tbsp rose petals or
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds traditional



  1. Preheat oven to 180°.

  2. Make sure the eggs are at room temperature. Place all eggs in a food processor (or use a hand mixer) and beat for 5 minutes until pale and creamy.

  3. Add the sugar and beat for another 3 minutes.

  4. Add the sunflower oil first and continue mixing briefly, then add the yogurt, cardamom and rose water one at a time. 

  5. Mix the flour with the baking powder and sift once. Now add the flour gradually to the dough and mix everything well.

  6. Pour either into a silicone muffin tin or into small paper muffin cups and place in a muffin baking pan.


  1. Garnish with chopped pistachios and rose petals or traditionally with only sesame seeds.

  2. Place in the oven and bake for 25 - 30 minutes until golden, depending on the oven. 

  3. Let cool down.