Easy, freezable, and delicious, muffins are the ultimate quick breakfast or snack.
This batter can also be baked as 2 (8- x 4-inch) loaves. (You'll need to increase the bake time to about 1 hour.) Spread the Cream Cheese-Honey Filling on the warm bread, or use as a topping for French toast.
Fruit of the Forest MuffinsThese gluten-free muffins highlight mixed fresh berries, but you can omit the berries and use the recipe to incorporate any other gluten-free mix-ins you like.
Carrot-Apple-Flax MuffinsMade with carrots, apples, raisins, and cinnamon, these muffins are full of fall flavors.
Banana-Nutella MuffinsSweet and fruity, nutty and chocolaty: these scrumptious Banana-Nutella Muffins have it all.
Apple-Oatmeal MuffinsTreat yourself to Apple-Oatmeal Muffins for a breakfast-on-the-go or afternoon snack. These moist muffins are studded with fresh apples and applesauce, making it a favorite for everyone
Whole Wheat, Oatmeal, and Raisin MuffinsRamp up your fiber intake with these delicious muffins, which feature a hearty combination of wheat germ, whole wheat flour, wheat bran, and quick-cooking oats. Dates, raisins, and cranberries add just a touch of sweet and tart flavors. Pair with a glass of skim milk for a filling breakfast treat.
Top of the Morning MuffinsLet's get healthy! A breakfast of one of these homemade gluten-free muffins, a cup of low-fat Greek yogurt, and a piece of fruit has fewer calories and more protein than one commercial gluten-free muffin.
Raspberry-Almond Streusel MuffinsBerrylicious muffins feature both almond extract and slivered almonds, giving you more of that nutty taste you love.
Jam-Filled Poppy-Seed MuffinsKids will love biting into Jam-Filled Poppy-Seed Muffins to discover a colorful, sweet surprise inside.
Yogurt Streusel MuffinsTangy yogurt is a healthy addition to the batter of these tasy muffins. The spiced nut streusel topping makes this one a recipe for the books.
Cranberry-Cornmeal MuffinsStudded with fresh cranberries, Cranberry-Cornmeal Muffins are both delicious and nutritious while delivering a great on-the-go-breakfast or snack.
Blueberry Power Muffins with Almond StreuselJump-start your morning with these muffins, packed with B vitamins, calcium, antioxidants, and heart-healthy fats. We've made them healthier by incorporating whole wheat flour, oats, and low-fat yogurt and milk. Try substituting other berries or bananas for even more flavor combinations.
Cranberry-Orange MuffinsPair tart dried cranberries with sweet grated orange rind for an irresistible muffin that's perfect for a quick, on-the-go snack.
Pear and Walnut MuffinsThe salty, crunchy nuts complement the sweet pears perfectly. For optimal flavor, use Anjou or Bartlett pears and turbinado sugar.
Buckwheat Gingerbread MuffinsEarthy buckwheat is blended with ginger, spices, molasses, and toasty-tasting brown rice flour to make an unexpectedly light muffin that's great with sour cream or butter. Be scrupulous in your timing with the food processor; "overprocessing buckwheat flour can make the muffins mushy," Medrich says. For more on the ingredients, see "Power Flours," below.
Whole-Grain Bran MuffinsThis classic recipe is a wholesome base for mix-ins. Try adding sunflower seeds with blueberries, or grated carrot with walnuts.
Whole-Grain Blackberry Spice MuffinsWhole-grain oats add nutritional "oomph" to this blackberry muffin recipe. We've called for apple-pie spice, but try experimenting with pumpkin-pie spice or plain cinnamon and nutmeg to make these muffins your own.
Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip MuffinsWhip up a batch of Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Muffins to have on-hand for a fast, breakfast-on-the-go. Pumpkin puree and seeds provide seasonal flavor with added sweetness from chocolate chips.
Peanut Butter and Jelly MuffinsKids are sure to love this twist on the classic PB&J sandwich. The peanut butter flavor is mild by design, but one reviewer suggests spooning the peanut butter on top of the muffins before baking instead of mixing into the batter for a more pronounced flavor.
Kathie's Zucchini MuffinsDelicious, satisfying, and filled with summer veggies—these muffins consistently receive rave reviews from bakers and eaters alike.