You stop in for a coffee; you leave with a $4 muffin. We get it. Baked goods are so tempting with your morning joe order, but you can save some coin (and calories, if you care) by whipping up a weekly batch of muffins at home. Try these easy muffin recipes that are even better than the oversize muffin constantly tempting you at your local bakeshop.
14 Easy Muffin Recipes That Are Better Than Your Local Bakery’s
1. Universal Muffin Mix
Fan of the classics? Master this universal muffin recipe to mix in the filling, or multiple fillings of your choice!
2. Whole-wheat Blueberry Muffins
Add a little fiber and nutrition to your blueberry muffin routine with this easy whole wheat rendition.
3. Double Chocolate Chip Muffin Tops
If you thought Seinfeld’s Top of the Muffin to You! sounded like a fabulous idea, you’ll love this recipe that makes only double-chocolate tops (no stumps, no problem).
4. Doughnut Muffins
It's the age-old question—do you go for the doughnut or the muffin? Well, now you don't have to choose.
5. Bacon, Egg And Cheese Breakfast Muffins
Baking a whole hardboiled egg in each muffin gives you a protein boost in this savory morning treat (and it’s easier than it looks!).
6. Paleo Almond Butter Blender Muffins
Just throw most of the ingredients in a blender to mix and bake and boom: Your low-carb breakfast is waiting.
7. Browned Butter Jalapeño Cornbread Muffins
Hello, amazing breakfast! Swipe these with butter for an extra decadent snack.
8. Pb&j Oat Streusel Muffins
Savory, sweet and absolutely foolproof for those on-the-go mornings when you're running out the door.
9. Lemon Poppyseed Zucchini Muffins
Secretly healthy with a zing and a pop of seeds to keep you reaching for just one more.
10. Healthy Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffin
Whole grains and very little sugar make this muffin healthier than most, but the rich pumpkin flavor won’t feel like you’re skimping on anything.
11. Coffee Cake Muffins
The best part is drizzling the glaze on these babies (and then licking your fingers).
12. Power Up Apple Protein Muffins
Nut flour adds extra protein (and flavor!) to this easy apple muffin recipe.
13. Strawberry Muffins
These strawberry muffins are super simple to make and will brighten your mornings for days after baking a batch.
14. Fluffy Cranberry Orange Muffins
Winter fruits live their best lives in this easy muffin recipe.