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Lemon Streusel Muffins
1 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1 cup sugar
4 eggs -- separated
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup finely chopped nuts
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg yolks. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with lemon juice.

In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over muffins.

Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

Yield: about 1 dozen.


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