35 Surprising Recipes Can All be Made in a Muffin Tin!
Muffin tins are not just for muffins anymore. There are loads of creative ways to use your ingredients and then cook them in a muffin tin. The finished recipe is a handy size that is perfect for either portion control or a meal on the run. I have put together a round up of 35 delicious recipes, all of which can be made in a muffin tin. Many of these would make a super easy breakfast, and the size also makes them perfect for appetizers.
Egg Cup Muffins. My scrambled eggs baked in a muffin tin are a fast and super tasty way to start your day. See how I make these egg muffins here.
Taco Muffin Cups. Jennifer from Penny Pinching Jennie has a great recipe for those that love Mexican food. For her muffin tin recipe she makes taco muffins. They look really good Jennifer! See how to make taco muffins here.Here is another breakfast idea for people with limited time in the morning. These gluten free egg cups can be made ahead and reheated in the microwave. Customize them to your favorite toppings too. See how to make them here.Muffin Tin Mashed Potatoes. I love this idea from Simply Stacie. To cook her mashed potatoes, Stacie has a new taking on cooking them and uses muffin tins. It is a fabulous way to use up left over potatoes too! See how Stacie makes her muffin tin mashed potatoes.Experiment with Sizes. Muffin tins come in all sizes now too. You can adapt many of these recipes for appetizers, using a mini muffin tin, or put them into a jumbo muffin tin to feed the hungriest of appetites.For easy release of your recipes, consider buying a silicone muffin tin. I use silicone mats for baking too. They really do work well. (affiliate links)
Skinnygirl Hummus Cupcakes. Perfect for an appetizer or a small meal for one of your vegetarian friends. These hummus cupcakes from Newlywed Survival are easy to make and a perfect size for a cocktail party. See the recipe here.Turkey Taco Biscuit Cups. This recipe from Just us Four combines Pillsbury biscuits with Turkey and spices for a delicious Mexican style flavor. See how to make these taco biscuit cups here.Muffin Tin Scalloped Potatoes. One of my favorite side dishes is scalloped potatoes. This fun recipe from Lori’s Culinary Creations shows how to make them in a muffin tin. See her recipe here.
Chicken Cups Recipe. Gina from Captain Fussy Buckets has a great recipe to make chicken. She combines a savory mix of chicken and some other special tastes and then tops them with cheese and bakes them in a muffin tin. See how to do them here.For more creative ideas for cooking with muffin tins, why not try one of these ideas?
14. Taco Cups
What interesting recipes have you cooked in a muffin tin? Please leave your comments below.
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