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    The 30 BEST Muffin Recipes

    Muffins are always a treat, aren’t they? Who wouldn’t want to wake up to warm muffins out of the oven accompanying your morning drink? They are the perfect way to start off some lazy morning, or they are ideal grab-and-go breakfast for busy weekdays.

    Then they can always be there to pop in your mouth for that afternoon or midnight snacking. The best part is, these mini desserts are extremely easy to make compared to cakes and pastries. All you are doing is preparing the batter, spooning it into muffin liners and baking. No need to wait hours for them to cool, either. Just EAT them. 

    Sound good? There is more to it… They can be stored extremely well. So go ahead and make double batches, as they freeze well.

    We are giving you list of 30 BEST Muffin Recipes that you can bake with your family. It’s a great family together time baking these homemade sweet little treats from scratch. This list has all your favorites that you grew up on like chocolate, and blueberry and banana nuts as well as some new delicious flavors like strawberry cheesecake, cinnamon roll and so much more.

    The 30 BEST Muffin Recipes.

    Pick a few and have fun baking them…

    1. Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

    We’re starting this sweet list with these “any time” irresistible muffin. These double chocolate chunk muffins comes with perfect fluffy crumb and soft cracked tops! If you’re craving chocolate, you will love how easy these Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins are to make AND how rich they are!

    This decadent treat happens with under 10 minutes of prep time… 🙂 Yummm…

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    2. Chocolate Chip Muffins

    Muffins are always a great treat, but when you add chocolate chips to the mix, it really takes things over the top! They are loved by all ages, from kids to adults. They are light and tender, studded with plenty of chocolate chips, then finished off with a sprinkle of sugar.

    These muffins are great for breakfast or a quick grab and go snack, any time of the day.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    3. Blueberry Muffins

    There’s nothing like Blueberry Muffins fresh and hot out of the oven. They are studded with blueberries all over.. They will become favorites in your house in no time! Perfect companion for that hot cup of a tea or coffee.

    Get the Recipe @jocooks

    4. Banana Nut Muffins

    These Banana Nut Muffins taste better than a bakery! They’re incredibly moist, tender and bursting with fresh bananas  along with chopped walnuts! Topped with honey glazed nuts, you will want to make this muffin recipe again and again!

    Get the Recipe @ nospoonnecessary

    5. Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

    These jumbo raspberry chocolate chip muffins are loaded with both flavor and they turn out better than you would get in any bakery. Bursting with plenty of chocolate and raspberries, their centers are moist and soft while the muffin tops are dense and slightly crunchy. Grab a pint of raspberries and make these delicious treat with your kids and family.

    Get the Recipe @ sallysbakingaddiction

    6. Strawberry Muffins

    These strawberry muffins are moist, fluffy, and bursting with fresh fruit. Pair one with coffee or tea for a sweet-yet-wholesome breakfast or snack. They’re perfect for some special days to treat your loved ones like Valentines or Mother’s day.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    7. Coffee Cake Muffins

    Craving for some coffee treat? Try these delicious coffee muffins. They are topped with mile-high crumbly topping and a light vanilla glaze. This one will get finished in just a few bites… and you will reach out for another right away.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    8. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are light and tender treats full of warm spices and plenty of chocolate chips. Pumpkin muffins make for a great dessert, after school snack or fall party treats. They’re loaded with gooey chocolate chips and plenty of pumpkin spice flavor. This is THE muffin recipe for all the pumpkin spice lovers.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    9. Lemon Blueberry Muffins

    Lemon & blueberries – such an irresistible combination. These tall, flavorful muffins are studded with juicy sweet blueberries and full of bright lemon flavor! Just like what you’d get at the bakery. A delicious summery breakfast or treat!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

    Fluffy peanut butter muffins with TONS of peanut butter flavor. Loaded with peanut butter chips, and have surprise peanut butter centres! This combo of flavors is classic for all ages. Bake these today and see the smiles on everybody’s faces.

    Get the Recipe @ marshasbakingaddiction

    11. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Muffins

    Who can say no to macadamia nuts? And if they’re studded in your favorite muffin, your day is made. These White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Muffins are the perfect grab and go breakfast or snack for any time of the day.

    Get the Recipe @ thetwobiteclub

    12. Mango Coconut Muffins

    Start your day with these bright mango coconut muffins! They have fresh flavor from lime, mango chunks & coconut flakes. These coconut muffins are best right out of the oven, but they also freeze well! This is your summery tropical treat for coffee time.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    13. Apple Crumble Muffins

    These Apple Crumble Muffins are delicious dessert-inspired muffins and an easy recipe for beginning bakers. Fresh apples in a spiced muffin topped with a delicious crumble topping! If you have plenty of apples and don’t know what to do with them, here you go… Bake them into these delicious muffin treats.

    Get the Recipe @ thebusybaker

    14. Bailey’s Muffins

    Do you like Bailey’s? Then here is a treat for you. These Bailey’s muffins really taste like Irish cream liqueur. Soft, moist and so delicious!!!

    Get the Recipe @ whereismyspoon

    15. Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

    Pumpkin bread in muffin form with an oh-so-crumbly streusel topped with a drizzled vanilla glaze! Save this one for all your pumpkin cravings.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    16. Carrot Cake Muffins

    These healthy Carrot Cake muffins are made with less sugar than your average and are more tender than any muffin you’ve ever had before! These are also loaded with tons of shredded carrots, coconut, and plump raisins. So easy, healthy, and delicious!

    Get the Recipe @ littlespicejar

    17. Mixed Berry Muffins

    You will want to wake up for these fluffy Mixed Berry Muffins! They come together quickly and are bursting with juicy strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. These triple berry muffins are made with Greek yogurt, which makes them healthier with the added protein. They turn out fluffy, moist and tasty.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    18. Cinnamon Roll Muffins

    Light, fluffy muffins filled with cinnamon and sugar then drizzled with a vanilla icing! These Cinnamon Roll Muffins are the perfect way to start off your day. A delicious twist on cinnamon rolls that is just as delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ julieseatsandtreats

    19. Peach Streusel Muffins

    Buttery, tender, and moist, these peachy muffins are heavy on the crumb topping and sweet vanilla glaze. This one is your muffin if peaches are your thing.

    Get the Recipe @ sallysbakingaddiction

    20. Cranberry Orange Muffins

    These muffins are bursting with fresh cranberry and orange flavor. They’re fluffy and moist and delicious. They’re made with wholesome ingredients like whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt, and they’re naturally sweetened with honey or maple syrup.. Delicious..

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate

    21. Coconut Pineapple Muffins

    Have you ever had a pineapple muffin? These muffins have tropical flavors for a fun twist on a standard muffin recipe. These coconut pineapple muffins are a lightened up treat made with whole wheat flour, coconut milk and fresh pineapple. An easy snack or breakfast option!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    22. Morning Glory Muffins

    These Morning Glory Muffins are the perfect way to start any morning! They’re brimming with apples and applesauce, carrots, coconut, raisins, and pecans and you’ll love the sweet flavor additions of spices and vanilla!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    23. Strawberry Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

    These strawberry streusel muffins are seriously like having cheesecake for breakfast! They are tender, moist, and filled with a luscious creamy filling that is topped with sweet tart berries. And don’t forget crunchy sweet streusel for the crowing glory. Delicious dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    24. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

    These bakery style Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are perfectly sweetened and tender with a tart lemon glaze and sprinkling of coarse sugar! You can enjoy one for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or even dessert!

    Get the Recipe @ a-kitchen-addiction

    25. Old Fashioned Donut Muffins

    Old Fashioned Donut Muffins – these easy to make treats have a big vanilla flavor, a moist, fluffy crumb and a light glaze for a touch of added sweetness.

    Get the Recipe @ savingdessert

    26. Biscoff Muffins

    These Biscoff muffins are simply AMAZING! Can you believe these amazing Biscoff muffins need just three ingredients?!! So incredibly easy to make and insanely delicious with a tender crumb and intense Lotus Biscoff flavor.

    Get the Recipe @ supergoldenbakes

    27. Chocolate Cranberry Muffins

    These bakery-style Chocolate Cranberry Muffins are tender, moist and bursting with flavor! Loaded with fresh cranberries and chocolate chips, then sprinkled with glittery sparkling sugar, these muffins are absolutely impossible to resist!!

    Get the Recipe @ nospoonnecessary

    28. Gingerbread Muffins

    Sparkling gingerbread muffins have beautiful crackly tops, robust spice flavor, and are finished with a zippy lemon glaze. The combination of ginger and lemon is totally underrated and works SO well in these festive holiday muffins.

    Get the Recipe @ sallysbakingaddiction

    29. Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    If you like your breakfast sweet, then these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are going to wow you. Melted chocolate and crunchy walnuts in a moist banana muffin, these are decadent.

    Get the Recipe @ simplyhomecooked

    30. Cherry Muffins

    We’re rounding up the list with these pretty little things. These bright pink cherry muffins are studded with maraschino cherries and topped with both a cherry glaze and a whole cherry. A fun and festive treat that’s perfect for parties, snack time or just for when you have a hankering for something sweet.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    What a sweet little list this turned out to be, with all these irresistible small treats! Start baking them one after another for the sweet start of the day or some fun time with your family.

    Pin or bookmark these muffins and next time you have sweet cravings, you know where to click to get them in a minute. We wonder which one will become your favorite and which one will become your regular go to muffin… 🙂 Have fun.


    The 30 BEST Muffins

    Yield: 6 muffins
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    This collection of homemade easy Muffin Recipes will give you plenty of ideas for breakfasts or sweet treats!


    • flour
    • sugar
    • eggs
    • baking powder
    • baking soda
    • salt


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