Oh my, June was a busy month! I am trying to graduate college this summer so I can get my hands on that piece of paper that society says will make me feel complete. But once things like this have been put off for so long you just want it to be over so you can move on with your life!
But until then, what better to have lying around while you’re eyes are glued to the computer screen and your tummy starts to rumble to the impending thought of having to work more to make yourself something to eat, than muffins! Yep there really is nothing else I can think of unless you have a boyfriend who can act your own personal chef. And I know someone who does and I always remind her how extremely jealous I am.
Ever since I’ve started baking there are a few things I just can’t get enough of: lemon, streusel, and brooownn butttterrrr. It is seriously the best thing ever and it’s the reason why I stray away from deli food and want bake in the first place.
I just love that nutty sweet smell brown butter has. It gives any ordinary recipe an extra boost in taste and flavor you never though it could have. I’ve might gained a couple pounds because of brown butter but it was totally worth every tasty bite.
I really wanted to combine all my loves together and see if lemon, streusel and brown butter can be friendly in baking terms. And it turns out, they can!
I ended up using brown sugar for my muffins instead because I just simply ran out of granulated sugar. Yes I am so fancy. It gave it more of a denser batter and an extra bit of taste and crunch. But granulated sugar is always the preferred, so do what you want!