“When making muffins from a mix, I top each muffin with a teaspoon of brown sugar and a few slivered almonds before baking,” suggests Elaine C. of Warren, Michigan. “They taste like they came from a bakery.”
With a single banana bread mix, Beth Kosko bakes three different kinds of muffins using chocolate chips, walnuts and coconut. "I came up with this idea for a brunch where I wanted a variety of treats but not lots of leftovers," she pens from Ansonia, Connecticut.
In Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Mary Young dresses up a packaged chocolate chip muffin mix with a few pantry staples. "I love peanut butter, so I added it to a muffin mix with a little honey," she notes. "My family loves the results."