Fall is here and it’s actually starting to feel like it in Northern California. After experiencing 100º+ temps just the other week, we’re finally waking up to cooler temperatures and cloudy skies and I honestly couldn’t be happier! Bring on all the fall essentials: PSLs and plaid, pumpkin patches and apple orchards, warming spices and cozy nights.
These blondies. I can’t get over them. They’re currently sitting on my counter and it’s taking all my willpower not to grab one every time I walk by them. Which is a lot. As soon as I saw this recipe, I knew I *had* to make it…but with a few additions of my own, of course.
The first batch of these little muffins disappeared within a day. True story. What kept us coming back for more was their secret ingredient- ricotta cheese. Ricotta has a neutral flavor which is perfect for both sweet and savory recipes and here it just lends moisture and keeps the muffins’ texture airy and light. Continue reading “Meyer Lemon-Vanilla Mini Muffins”