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33 Easy Muffin Recipes to Refresh Your Weekday Breakfast Routine

33 Easy Muffin Recipes to Refresh Your Weekday Breakfast Routine

While I’ve been working on rhadamanthine more of a morning person, elaborate plates of French toast or pans of cinnamon rolls still don’t fit into the stereotype weekday schedule. (If you’ve figured out how to make it work, let me know.) I tend to lean increasingly toward quick options with plenty of leftovers, making it easy to find a quick zest in the pursuit days. In the category of quick and easy, muffin recipes have unchangingly been one of my top-tier options for grab-and-go breakfasts or afternoon snacks.

33 Muffin Recipes You’ll Love to Wake Up To

One of the weightier things well-nigh these mini but mighty baked goods is their versatility. From savory to sweet, the possibilities for muffin recipes are endless. Plus, they’re a unconfined way to up your nutrient intake without cooking a full-fledged meal first thing in the morning. I know it may be nonflexible to fight the urge to pick up a sugar-filled muffin from your local bakery when your vision are barely open, but trust us on this one. We’re here to squash the misconception that muffins can’t be a filling, healthy, and succulent way to start your day.

grain-free zucchini muffins

Grain-Free Zucchini Muffins

Why We Love It: Let’s squatter it—GF sultry isn’t unchangingly easy. Fortunately, Camille has nailed lanugo the perfect grain-free muffin recipe, and they’re simply divine. These muffins contain ingredients curated for optimal gut health while still keeping it sweet with shredded coconut and visionless chocolate. If there’s one recipe you make out of this list, let it be this one.

Hero Ingredient: Orange juice adds a unexceptionable and citrusy touch to these light and sweet bites.

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Why We Love It: I love incorporating citrus flavors into my baked goods, and these cranberry orange muffins do the trick. The confectioner’s sugar and orange juice glaze lend a sweet and subtle tanginess to each bite.

Hero Ingredient: The zestless cranberries incorporate a splash of sweetness into the thrash that perfectly contrasts the citrus flavors.

Banana Pumpkin Muffins

Banana Pumpkin Muffins

Why We Love It: How can you go wrong with comic AND pumpkin? Not to mention, this recipe is a quick and easy way to make a grab-and-go breakfast that isn’t upper in sugar. Another bonus: it’s gluten- and dairy-free.

Hero Ingredient: The coconut sugar topping is a slightly healthier way to sweeten your muffins versus granulated or brown sugar. Hey, every little bit counts.

pumpkin morning glory muffins

Pumpkin Morning Glory Muffins

Why We Love It: Morning glory muffins are the perfect bit of everything, and subtracting pumpkin to the mix makes these muffins nonflexible to resist. There are so many ways to sub ingredients in and out of this recipe if your refrigerator is emptier than usual, so let your creative juices spritz and enjoy these muffins’ fall flavors.

Hero Ingredient: The pumpkin purée is the star of this show.

One Trencher Morning Glory Muffins

One Trencher Morning Glory Muffins

Why We Love It: This healthy and simple muffin recipe is one of my favorite breakfasts to wake up to. Not only do these muffins leave me satiated, but the sultry process moreover wakes me up just unbearable to start my day on the right foot.

Hero Ingredient: The freshly grated nutmeg gives these muffins the perfect warm and spicy (but not overpowering) taste.

Vegan Nutty Comic Muffins

Vegan Nutty Comic Muffins

Why We Love It: Think comic bread, but better. Our supplies editor, Suruchi, put together the weightier vegan volitional to comic bread, and what largest way than in muffin form? These nutty comic muffins are such a perfect snack or quick morning breakfast.

Hero Ingredient: The sliced almond topping is the perfect wing to the muffins’ nutty texture.

Anti-Inflammatory Berry   Turmeric Muffins

Anti-Inflammatory Berry Turmeric Muffins

Why We Love It: It’s unscratched to say that any time I come wideness an anti-inflammatory recipe, it’s an instant yes. Using wholesome ingredients with unconfined flavors makes these muffins so unique (and delicious). Coconut oil keeps them moist and the tousle of chia seeds and walnuts lends a nutty texture.

Hero Ingredient: Turmeric contains myriad health benefits, but its anti-inflammatory properties and stunning golden verisimilitude make it the highlight of this recipe.

Blueberry Power Muffins

Blueberry Power Muffins

Why We Love It: Who doesn’t love a good blueberry muffin? This gluten- and dairy-free recipe is a quick, easy way to pop out a succulent breakfast or snack without spending all day in the kitchen.

Hero Ingredient: The toasted pecans perfectly complement the muffins’ soft crumb.

Olive Oil & Orange Floweret Muffins

Olive Oil & Orange Floweret Muffins

Why We Love It: Gorgeous, right? These delights are light, fruity, airy, and pretty much everything you could expect out of an orange floweret muffin. Drizzle with honey for the perfect sweet kick.

Hero Ingredient: Orange floweret water isn’t something you find in your typical orange-flavored recipes, but it’s what sets these muffins untied from the rest.

Jam-Filled Gluten-Free Muffins

Jam-Filled Gluten-Free Muffins

Why We Love It: Another gluten-free option that couldn’t be increasingly stunning is these jam-filled muffins. While the jam makes these muffins pop, the add-ins are really what brings out the flavor. These muffins include a wide variety of flavors, getting a spicy warmth from the cinnamon and a kick of citrus from the orange zest.

Hero Ingredient: Frozen raspberries lend a vibrant touch of color.

Buckwheat Muffins with Royal Fig Jam

Buckwheat Muffins with Royal Fig Jam

Why We Love It: These muffins don’t follow your typical AP flour-based recipe, and they’re that much largest considering of it. The pairing of buckwheat and fig jam is the perfect wastefulness of nutty and fruity.

Hero Ingredient: The royal fig jam adds a sweet and fragrant fruit savor that makes these muffins all the better, but this jam can moreover be subbed for a fruit preserve of your choice.

Salted Caramel World Muffins

Salted Caramel World Muffins

Why We Love It: Caramel apples have unchangingly ranked upper on my dessert list. Taking these flavors and converting them into muffin form makes the perfect party-pleaser that will have everyone talking.

Hero Ingredient: The world slice on top of these muffins couldn’t be increasingly adorable.

Maple Molasses Muffins

Maple Molasses Muffins

Why We Love It: Spiced muffins are one of my favorite fool-proof fall desserts. The combination of maple and molasses flavors is genius and can be eaten for breakfast, as a snack, or for dessert. We love to top them with whipped cream… don’t knock it surpassing you try it.

Hero Ingredient: This recipe uses brown sugar over granulated sugar—a perfect complement to the warm autumnal flavors.

Sprouted Rye World Butter Muffins

Sprouted Rye World Butter Muffins

Why We Love It: I didn’t realize what I was missing until I tried out Barrie Cullinan’s muffin recipe, and let me just say, she knew exactly what she was doing. The world butter flavors and mouth-watering streusel topping for this muffin recipe combine rich savor with superb texture.

Hero Ingredient: This recipe wouldn’t be the same without the sprouted rye flour, which gives a unconfined earthy flavor.

Mini Dutch Babies   Blueberry Lemon Compote

Mini Dutch Babies Blueberry Lemon Compote

Why We Love It: These Dutch babies, while not technically a muffin, are just too cute and succulent not to make an visitation on this list. Although this recipe includes blueberry and lemon flavors (a top-tier pairing), the possibilities are uncounted for which combos you want to explore.

Hero Ingredient: When possible, dairy-free options are usually my go-to. The vanilla almond milk in this recipe cuts out glut dairy and keeps these Dutch babies light and sweet.

Spinach and Comic Blender Muffins

Spinach and Comic Blender Muffins from The Defined Dish

Why We Love It: Surprise! The untried in these muffins isn’t matcha. Like your smoothie, these just-sweet-enough muffins get their verdant hue from a handful of spinach. Good news: You get all the vitamin-packed untried goodness without any of the flavor. Can I get a win-win?

Hero Ingredient: A few tablespoons of vanilla collagen gives these muffins a glow-supporting boost.

Vegan Lemon Muffins

Vegan Lemon Muffins from Love and Lemons

Why We Love It: In a veiling taste test, I’d bet money that you wouldn’t believe these light and zappy lemon muffins are vegan. Although the ingredient list is a bit long, it’s worth the splurge on these plant-based, tangy treats.

Hero Ingredient: This recipe wouldn’t be well-constructed without the vegan surf cheese frosting. A delectable delight.

Gluten-Free Rhubarb Muffins

Gluten-Free Rhubarb Muffins from Heartbeat Kitchen

Why We Love It: I had never dabbled in baking with rhubarb surpassing I tried these muffins—and now I regret waiting for so long. The geometric decoration and pop of verisimilitude is the aesthetically pleasing breakfast that I want every morning.

Hero Ingredient: If I didn’t say it enough, rhubarb is a must-have for these muffins.

Yogurt Muffins

Yogurt Muffins from Eating Bird Food

Why We Love It: This yogurt muffin recipe features four mix-ins for whatever fruit you’re feeling. Yogurt is moreover a unconfined probiotic, aiding in digestion, (which—TMI—but many of us may find salubrious in the morning). The flavors in this recipe are everything you could want in your AM meal.

Hero Ingredient: I love Greek yogurt on its own, but using it in muffins keeps them moist and flavorful.

Fluffy Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

Fluffy Cinnamon Swirl Muffins from Minimalist Baker

Why We Love It: When your daily cinnamon swirl bagel gets old, these muffins are a unconfined alternative. We’re sorry for all of the bagels that will soon be x-rated in your pantry without you try these succulent muffins.

Hero Ingredient: Organic cane sugar is the weightier sweetener for these muffins, but can moreover be subbed with coconut sugar.

Vegan World Crisp Muffins

Vegan World Crisp Muffins from The First Mess

Why We Love It: We may still be wrapping up winter, but I can’t wait until fall for when I can pick fresh apples for these tasty treats. I love that this recipe utilizes the fruit’s natural sweetness to create a muffin that’s well-turned in flavor.

Hero Ingredient: We have the oats to thank for the deliciously crispy topping.

One Trencher Chocolate Chunk Chai Comic Muffins

One Trencher Chocolate Chunk Chai Comic Muffins from Half Baked Harvest

Why We Love It: Whether it be in a latte or a pastry, I will never turn lanugo anything chai-infused. These muffins taste scrutinizingly like comic specie with chocolate chips, but have that widow kick from the warming spices. Many of these spices have widow health benefits, too—perfect for vibration any winter cold.

Hero Ingredient: Cardamom is giving some major main weft energy in this recipe.

Vegan Strawberry Streusel Muffins

Vegan Strawberry Streusel Muffins from Rainbow Plant Life

Why We Love It: Eating increasingly plant-based foods is one of my resolutions for 2024, and these muffins make it that much easier. But if “vegan” makes you doubt these muffins, think again. Baked in the oven, the strawberries get perfectly jammy, offsetting the crumbly, sticky streusel topping. They’re exactly what I want for breakfast… and dessert.

Hero Ingredient: Replacing AP flour with almond flour doesn’t just make these muffins gluten-free. This stealthy swap adds a tasty, nutty bite.

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins from Fit Foodie Finds

Why We Love It: Maybe it’s considering I’m a Scorpio, but autumnal treats are something that I love enjoying year-round. Pumpkin isn’t just a cozy fall flavor—it’s moreover many bakers’ secret trick to getting super moist results. Plus, the spice philharmonic in these muffins is peak morning magic.

Hero Ingredient: I love using maple syrup to sweeten my baked goods not only considering it’s less processed than other sweeteners, but it moreover adds a ramified mix of caramel, vanilla, and of course, maple flavors.

Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins from Running on Real Food

Why We Love It: These simple muffins couldn’t be easier—and they master the wastefulness of stuff tasty but not too sweet. I can’t get unbearable of their moist talc and the batter’s comforting flavors. They’re the perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack.

Hero Ingredient: Applesauce, like pumpkin or banana, is the secret to keeping these muffins from overly drying out.

Gluten-Free Coconut Orange Muffins

Gluten-Free Coconut Orange Muffins from Cotter Crunch

Why We Love It: There’s nothing fresher than a zest of these coconut-orange muffins. They’re soft and fluffy, and they offer a splash of savor (plus vitamin C!) thanks to the freshly squeezed OJ. To add to these muffins’ list of attributes, they moreover contain a surprising value of protein and fiber—both of which are key to feeling satiated post-brekkie.

Hero Ingredient: Maybe it’s my yearning for summer, but the coconut is just the tropical touch I’ve been looking for.

Cranberry Muffins

Cranberry Muffins from Primavera Kitchen

Why We Love It: Cranberry and orange are an peerage savor pairing and this healthier spin on the archetype philharmonic is the year-round treat our tastebuds have been begging for. (Because PSA: Cranberries add a touch of tartness that should be enjoyed way vastitude the holidays.)

Hero Ingredient: Fresh orange juice is the key to bringing out the unexceptionable citrus flavors in these muffins.

Double Chocolate Raspberry Comic Muffins

Double Chocolate Raspberry Comic Muffins from Full of Plants

Why We Love It: While the recipe name might immediately send your thoughts to dessert, take heart—these muffins are both vegan and gluten-free. And while we know that doesn’t necessarily make them healthy per se, these muffins are packed with a nourishing tousle of alt flours, banana, and of course, raspberries.

Hero Ingredient: …. but, they moreover include a healthy dose of chocolate chips. I don’t know who’d mutter well-nigh that.

Vegan Sweet Potato Muffins with Pecan Streusel

Vegan Sweet Potato Muffins with Pecan Streusel from The First Mess

Why We Love It: I’m unchangingly lanugo for a good sweet potato recipe, no matter the time of year. There’s just no refusing the sweetness and warmth of this root veg, expressly when complemented by pecans’ nutty savor and crunchy bite.

Hero Ingredient: Sweet potato purée is highly underrated, expressly when incorporated into a muffin.

Cherry Muffins

Cherry Muffins from Our Salty Kitchen

Why We Love It: Is it just me, or are cherries a forgotten fruit? Well, not anymore—these muffins are bringing the sweet/tart treats when into the limelight. To make things all the easier, you can opt for frozen cherries if you can’t find them fresh.

Hero Ingredient: I’m all for a cherry and almond combo. The almond flour and the sliced almonds on top send the pairing home.

Blueberry Glazed Doughnut Muffins

Blueberry Glazed Doughnut Muffins from How Sweet Eats

Why We Love It: At first glance (and from the fact that “doughnut” is highlighted in the name) these might seem increasingly dessert-adjacent than breakfast-friendly. But hello… antioxidants! Fine, my treatise might not be the most convincing, but these doughnut-muffin hybrids are a sweet treat I’d happily gobble up on a Friday—and indulge in all weekend long.

Hero Ingredient: Of course, the blueberry-infused glaze wins, but I’ll requite the cinnamon-sugar layer an honorary mention. These wouldn’t be half doughnuts without it.

Healthy Oatmeal Muffins with Jam

Healthy Oatmeal Muffins with Jam from Debra Klein

Why We Love It: I can’t say I’ve overly gotten on workbench with a jam-filled doughnut. But these muffins? I’m fully here for the combo. I love pairing my morning trencher of oatmeal with a mix of blueberries and raspberries—and these muffins bring the pairing into packable, portable form.

Hero Ingredient: With egg prices stuff what they are, I’m unchangingly happy to see a flax egg alternative.

Streuseled Acorn Squash Muffins

Streuseled Acorn Squash Muffins from Spoon Fork Bacon

Why We Love It: Streuseled dishes unchangingly reservation my eye and remind me of my childhood. The warm flavors of the acorn squash pair perfectly with a warm cup of coffee or tea for slow mornings.

Hero Ingredient: Banana gives these muffins a moist and sweet savor that perfectly complements the acorn squash.

Feel-Good Zucchini Muffins

Feel-Good Zucchini Muffins from Pinch of Yum

Why We Love It: Zucchini is an ingredient I just recently began keeping on hand in my refrigerator, and I’ve had no regrets since incorporating it into my daily meals. This recipe allows you to get in your vegetables while enjoying a light and sweet muffin (and a handful of chocolate fries for good measure).

Hero Ingredient: They deserve a second shoutout: the melty pockets of chocolate in each muffin serve as a reminder that it pays to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Honey Strawberry Muffins

Honey Strawberry Muffins from Half Baked Harvest

Why We Love It: If you’re a fan of berries, then this recipe is for you. These muffins take me when to tea parties with their sweet honey and jam flavors. The thrash isn’t too complicated, making for a quick recipe that won’t disappoint.

Hero Ingredient: Honey as a sweetener? Highly underrated.

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