Through The Lens Thursday: Baked

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Through The Lens Thursday is a one-year photography project (now in its second year), where every week, my project partner, Greta of GFunkified and I, will post a picture (or pictures) we have taken based on a prompt. Our hope is that together, we can teach and learn from each other, stay accountable to our goal of improving our skills, and hopefully, be taking some gorgeous photographs. 

A photography project

This week’s prompt is Baked.

 Brown butter muffins 1

Many years ago, I made carrot muffins which were such a failure, I shied away from making them for 6 years. SIX YEARS WITHOUT MUFFINS.

They are now my favorite go-to baked goods when I have a craving for baked goods. Which is er, all the time. I love them because they are quick to make, doesn’t need a ton of ingredients (just things that should already be in your pantry), and you don’t need a mixer.

I whipped these up just for this prompt on a weekday morning, in between getting ready the boys for school and the twins out of bed. If I can pull this off with four kids, you know just how easy it is (I can’t tell you how much I love easy recipes.) 

I adapted this recipe for Browned Butter French Breakfast Muffins from Cooking Classy.

TTLT - Baked 2

Next week’s prompt is Yellow.

For the full list of prompts, check out my Through The Lens Thursday page. If you’d like to join Greta and I, but not necessarily blog your picture, join our Flickr group, where we upload our photos, and give comments, or helpful critique on each other’s photographs.

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Alison Lee is a former PR and marketing professional turned work-at-home mother. After a 10-year career in various PR agencies, and of the world’s biggest sports brands, Alison traded in product launches and world travel, for sippy cups, diapers, and breastfeeding. Alison's writing has been featured on Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and DrGreene.com. She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. In 2012, she founded Little Love Media, a social media consultancy specializing in blog book tours, and because she doesn’t sleep, is an editor at BonBon Break, an online magazine. Alison lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).
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  • April 9, 2015 Kimberly

    So you didn’t make any kind of muffins at all? Damn carrots. I actually took a stab at carrot cake on the weekend and nailed it *pats self on back*. Muffins are an easy go to sweet. I’ll have to look at this recipe xo

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