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40 Best Muffin Recipes to Start Your Day off Energized

There’s nothing like a muffin to start your mornings. Enjoy these 40 best muffin recipes that’ll help you start your day off energized.

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1. Morning Glory Muffins

These wholesome morning glory muffins are my very favorite muffin variety. Filled with healthy ingredients like whole wheat flour, flax, apples, carrots, raisins, applesauce, and honey, these cinnamon-spiced muffins taste like apple cake, spice cake, and moist carrot cake combined. (And for breakfast!) There’s plenty of substitution suggestions available so you can truly make them your own.

via SallysBakingAddiction

2. Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins are super moist and delicious thanks to sour cream in the batter. A sweet streusel is both inside the muffin, as well as sprinkled on top!

via AFamilyFeast

3. Chocolate Chip Muffins

Published in 2013, this chocolate chip muffin recipe has remained a reader favorite. These bakery-style chocolate chip muffins are BIG in size, flavor, and texture. They’re deliciously soft and moist with a crackly muffin top. Cinnamon spiced and loaded with chocolate chips, you’ll never turn to another muffin recipe again.

via SallysBakingAddiction

4. Blueberry Muffins with Streusel Crumb Topping

This Blueberry Muffins recipe will become your favorite breakfast to make! You can stop your search for the best breakfast muffin because these are made with fresh blueberries and a cinnamon crumble!

via OMGChocolateDesserts

5. Cinnamon & Sugar Doughnut Muffins

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins – Donut muffins are a super soft, homemade muffins that are easy to make!  These buttery treats taste just like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon and sugar!

via TheSaltyMarshmallow

6. Chocolate Coffee Toffee Muffins

Chocolate Coffee Toffee Crunch Muffins feature a mocha muffin base that’s studded with chocolate chips and topped with a crunchy toffee streusel for the best combination of flavor and texture!

via HandletheHeat

7. Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

These Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins are naturally sweetened with maple syrup, and packed full of healthy ingredients you can feel good about.  They make a perfect after workout snack, make ahead breakfast or a snack for kids and toddlers!

via FoxandBriar

8. Oatmeal Banana Muffins

These oatmeal banana muffins have oatmeal in the muffin and an oatmeal crumb topping. Perfect for breakfast any day of the week!

via BeyondtheChickenCoop

9. Gingerbread Muffins with Sweet Lemon Glaze

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

via SallysBakingAddiction

10. Peach Crumb Muffins

Peach Crumb Muffins are fluffy homemade muffins perfect for breakfasts and snacks. Moist and flavorful muffins loaded with fresh summery peaches, finished with sweet, buttery, cinnamon streusel crumb topping  and vanilla glaze are the best muffin recipe ever!

via OMGChocolateDesserts


11. Mixed Berry Muffins

This easy Bakery Style Mixed Berry Muffin recipe makes muffins that are moist, fluffy & have NICE hearty tops (the most important of all muffin measures). This muffin recipe is the perfect base to add a mixture of sweet, ripe raspberries, blueberries & blackberries. I love that these muffins are not overly sweet or greasy.

via OwlBBaking

12. Banana S’mores Muffins

These soft and easy Banana S’mores Muffins are the perfect way to wake up in the morning.  The fun s’mores twist to banana bread muffins makes everyone smile!

via InsideBruCrewLife

13. Monkey Muffins

Monkey Muffins are a delicious banana muffin recipe, loaded with coconut & chocolate chips! These make the perfect breakfast to make your day happy!

via KleinworthCo

14. Triple Chocolate Muffins

Bakery style triple chocolate muffins made with cocoa, chocolate chunks and dark chocolate chips. The perfect muffin for all the chocolate lovers out there!

via WhatMollyMade

15. Cobblestone Apple Muffins

These are the BEST Cobblestone Apple Muffins. They are completely, 100%, leisurely Saturday morning with a cup of coffee, coffee cake kind of extra.  They are warm and cozy and everything an apple recipe should.  But most importantly, these apple muffins are easy to make!  With a recipe that is similar to Monkey Bread, these pull-apart muffins bake up in their own caramel sauce & are filled with apple pie filling, cream cheese & pecans.

via SouthernDiscourse

16. Banana Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins are ultra tender and moist and absolutely loaded with flavor. The perfect breakfast treat!

via HandletheHeat

17. Rhubarb Muffins

Rhubarb Streusel Muffins are tender, studded with tangy rhubarb bits and topped with a crunchy brown sugar streusel.

via ChocolatewithGrace

18. Dark Chocolate Chunk Raspberry Crumb Muffins

Mmm… these Dark Chocolate Chunk Raspberry Crumb Muffins are so easy and delicious! Perfect for breakfast or brunch.

via BakerByNature

19. Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins

A moist cake muffin swirled with cinnamon and topped with cinnamon streusel.

via StuckonSweet

20. Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These BIG bakery-style Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are so darn good! Especially with a cup of coffee.

via BakerByNature


21. Cranberry Orange Muffins

Buttery and moist, these cranberry orange muffins are heavy on the flavor and bursting with cranberries in each bite.

via SallysBakingAddiction

22. Pistachio Muffins

These Pistachio Muffins taste like they came from a bakery with their perfectly domed tops and delicious pistachio flavor.

via TheStayatHomeChef

23. Baked Apple Fritter Muffins

These Baked Apple Fritter Muffins are out of this world. They are so easy to make, and are full of so much delicious flavor. You will love how simple these are, and will quickly become a crowd favorite.

via SixSistersStuff

24. Glazed Orange Muffins

Want the perfect morning breakfast? These Glazed Orange Muffins are quick, easy and tasty, a morning treat the whole family will enjoy.

via TornadoughAlli

25. Strawberry Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

This is just one of those recipes that you know that you are going to love before you make it.  I mean seriously.  Have you baked with strawberries before?  It is like pockets of jam inside each bite.  And then the cheesecake in the middle?  BAM!  To top this muffin off it is crusted with cinnamon sugar.  Double BAM!  These muffins were perfectly moist and made the perfect breakfast…. or lunch… or possibly even a midnight snack.  I may even be eating one right now! 🙂

via TheRecipeCritic

26. Raspberry Yogurt Muffins

Love raspberry muffins? Then bake a batch of these Healthy Raspberry Yogurt Muffins. They’re super easy to make!

via ThisMamaCooks

27. Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins

These Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins are truly the best! If you love a good warm, Fall treat this is for you.

via KitchenFunwithMy3Sons

28. Double Chocolate Chunk Muffins

The key for perfect doomed muffin is the amount of leavening agent you add in this. It should be slightly more than the regular recipes. This muffin recipe is just perfect, you can add chocolate chips and nuts in this as well.

via YummyTummyAarthi

29. Snickerdoodle Muffins

These snickerdoodle muffins are moist, sweet, and topped with an irresistible crumble. Keep reading to find out why these are my hubby’s favorite muffins!

via DearCrissy

30. Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Muffins

Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Muffins takes two of my favorite flavors and combines them into one delicious breakfast muffin that can also be served as dessert. Check out this easy recipe for a delicious, moist, homemade muffin…or maybe it’s a cupcake? You decide!

via WalkingonSunshineRecipes


31. French Toast Muffins

Do you loved baked french toast? If so, then you are going to love this easy french toast muffins recipe. Get all the flavors of french toast in a quick and easy muffin!

via EatingonaDime

32. Banana Applesauce Muffins

Bananas are very popular in our home! I like to keep them on hand on a regular basis, and these mini banana muffins are hands down our favorite muffins to make using the over-ripe bananas. These mini banana muffins are super moist, have little bits of chocolate chips throughout and make a perfect treat for playdates, quick breakfast options, and even toss in your child’s lunch.

via OnMyKidsPlate

33. Pecan Pie Muffins

Pecan Pie Muffins are a mix between a pie and a muffin. They have a muffin texture with a soft gooey inside like a mini Southern pecan pie. This recipe is one of the highest used recipes during the fall especially for Thanksgiving!

via The-Girl-Who-Ate-Everything

34. Raspberry and White Chocolate Muffins

Raspberry & white chocolate muffins – my favourite quick & easy muffin recipe with delicious raspberries & white chocolate in every bite! The perfect easy muffin recipe for beginner bakers and they’re ready in 45 minutes!

via TheKiwiCountryGirl

35. Yogurt Bran Muffins

Janet’s Yogurt Bran Muffins are light, moist, full of flavor, and quick to make. Healthy and delicious, they will be a new favourite.

via JustPlainCooking

36. Monkey Bread Muffins

You’ll want to inhale these easy, delicious monkey bread muffins.

via SpaceshipsandLaserBeams

37. Pineapple Lemon Mini Muffins

Perfect for breakfast or a mid-morning snack, these light and delicate mini muffins get their bright, tropical flavor from chopped pineapple and fresh lemon zest.

via MyGourmetConnection

38. Nutella Muffins

Nutella Muffins – Soft and tender homemade muffins with a delicious swirl of Nutella.

via DinnerDishesandDesserts

39. Spinach Banana Muffins

These blender Spinach Banana Muffins are an easy, healthy, freezer-friendly breakfast recipe full of fruit and veggies! They are gluten-free, dairy-free and have no refined sugar!

via JoyFoodSunshine

40. Mom’s Best Zucchini Muffins

Mom’s best zucchini muffins only need a few ingredients but the sour cream is the most important part. Looking for recipe ideas using zucchini? Make these muffins!

via OhSweetBasil



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