5 Fantastic Muffin Recipes

June 18, 2011

Muffins are a sweet or savory treat that can be eaten at any time of the day.  Muffins are a type of quick bread which means they don't use yeast.  They first showed up in American cookbooks during the 19th century and now you can find them in almost any cafe or diner.  Try baking one of these muffin recipes this weekend.

Maple-Bacon Corn Muffins
A savory muffin perfect for breakfast.

Lemon Ricotta Muffins with Berries
You can use fresh berries or dried cranberries or cherries.

Banana and Blueberry Muffins
A twist on the classic blueberry muffin. Add walnuts for an added crunch.

Chocolate Muffins
To make these muffins extra chocolatey, add chocolate chips.

Pineapple Carrot Muffins
Top these muffins with a pineapple glaze for a sweet touch.

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