Streusel Topping

If you’re looking for a way to dress up your average muffin, try adding a streusel topping. It’s not hard, it’s just a matter of making a chunky buttery topping similar to the ones that top fruit crisps.

After you have scooped the muffin batter into the pan, sprinkle a couple of tablespoons on the top of the un-baked muffins and you’re laughing your way to a dressed up delicious muffin.

Streusel Topping (adapted from too many sources to name)

Makes about 1½ cups

½ cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed

¼ cup brown sugar

¾ cup flour

*1 teaspoon cinnamon, if desired

In a small bowl, combine the ingredients with your hands until you get a nice crumbly topping. Place the streusel in the fridge until ready to use.

Sprinkle about two tablespoons of the topping over the top of the un-baked muffin and bake as the muffin recipe directs. Enjoy.

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