Remember those childhood picnics and the school recess when we used to enjoy all kinds of snacks with our friends? From chips to cakes and candies to the all-time favourites; the muffin! Muffins are small cup-shaped desserts that are loved by people of all ages who crave something sweet. Nowadays you can enjoy these treats in all kinds of flavours like chocolate muffins and vanilla muffins.

The good thing about muffins is that they are small and pack up fewer calories than your average desserts. They fulfil your sweet cravings without having you worry about gaining some extra weight. Also, if you were wondering if the variety was limited to these flavours, the fruit flavours will amaze you. There are plenty of different recipes and the most widely loved one is the English muffin.

5 Easy-To-Make Muffin Recipes That You Must Try

1. Snickerdoodles Muffin

Snickerdoodles Muffin Recipe
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Snickerdoodle is a scrumptious cookie savoured by all. Imagine that cookie taste with the texture of a puffy muffin. Try this delicious muffin recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon for topping

Procedure:

Step 1: Take a bowl and add flour, salt, cream of tartar and baking soda into it. Mix it well.

Step 2: Take a mixer bowl, add butter and sugar into it. Allow the mixture to become a cream. Thereafter, add eggs into the mixture.

Step 3: Then pour the milk and vanilla into the bowl and mix them well.

Step 4: Take the muffin cups and fill ⅔ of the cup with the batter prepared above. 

Step 5: Sprinkle some cinnamon and sugar on top of each muffin.

Step 6: Bake the muffins for 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

2. Apple Brown Muffin

Apple Brown Muffin Recipe
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Apple combined with brown sugar is a tasty muffin recipe, a perfect and delicious snack to snack on. And what’s better than a homemade recipe! So, below is the recipe for egg muffins, with the goodness of the apples!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup diced apples 

Procedure:

Step 1: Take one bowl and mix together the flour, salt, apple, and baking soda.

Step 2: Now in an electric mixer to mix the butter and sugar.

Step 3: Also add eggs, milk, and vanilla into it. Mix until the paste becomes smooth.

Step 4: Mix together this mixture with the flour mixture. Combine it thoroughly by stirring it well. 

Step 5: Pour the batter into the muffin cups and bake it for 15 to 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

3. Peanut Butter Muffin

Peanut Butter Muffin Recipe

Searching for an eggless muffins recipe? Here is a delicious combination of peanut butter and jelly that your taste buds will savour. 

Ingredients:

  • 1¾ cups flour
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 2½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ⅔ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla
  • Jam or jelly, any flavour

Procedure:

Step 1: Mix the dry ingredients – flour, brown sugar, salt in a bowl. 

Step 2: Take a mixer bowl and add – milk, peanut butter, vegetable oil, and vanilla into it. Beat the ingredients properly.

Step 3: Mix both the bowls into one and stir them well. 

Step 4: Take the muffin cup and grease it well. Fill the cup properly with the batter and add jelly on the top of the muffin. 

Step 5: Bake the muffins at 50 degrees for at least 25 minutes. Let the muffin cool down in a pan for 5 minutes and then serve them fresh!

4. Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Blueberries are delicious, aren’t they? And blueberry muffins are a definite treat for health-conscious foodies!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel or zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup blueberries

For the glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoon orange juice

Procedure:

Step 1: Just like preparing any basic muffin, mix in all the dry ingredients in the bowl, which includes – baking powder, flour, orange peel, and salt.

Step 2: Mix butter, egg, vanilla, milk, and sugar together properly using an electric mixer.

Step 3: Add in the blueberries to the mixture.

Step 4: Bake the muffins for 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

Step 5: For the glaze, mix the orange juice and sugar together. 

Step 6: Drizzle the glaze upon the muffins. 

5. Chocolate Chip Muffin

Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

An evergreen recipe is the one with chocolate muffins. It is a widely loved muffin recipe that one simply can’t resist.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips

Procedure:

Step 1: In a bowl stir the flour, salt, and baking powder.

Step 2: Now using an electric mixer butter, sugar. After it has blended properly, add eggs, vanilla, and milk into it. 

Step3: Mix the two separate bowls into one to make a smooth batter. Stir until the batter is smooth.

Step 4: Add the chocolate chip into the batter. 

Step 5: Grease the muffin cups and add the batter. Bake the muffins for 15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit (about 200 degrees Celsius).

So, these were the 5 muffin recipes that can be easily made at home. Types like banana muffins are a good source of nutrition as well. To make sure if the muffin is completely baked, just insert a toothpick and if it comes out clean – it is baked. 

Muffins are a healthier dessert option that can be enjoyed together with family and friends. You can enjoy them anywhere, whether it’s your office lunchtime or a picnic with family, or even as a travel snack. Muffins have the apt amount of sweetness and homemade muffins top the dessert list. Try these recipes or make your own English muffin and enjoy!

Aanya Jain
Aanya Jain

A skilled communicator and an adaptive writer, Aanya Jain can cultivate ideas, synthesise creativity and arrange information to achieve overall objectives. She enjoys research, simplifying subjects and elaborating intricacies.

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