Muffin Mixes



One delightful muffin mix gives rise to a variety of creative breakfast options. What a good reason to get out of bed!



Basic Mix Recipe: All-Star Muffin Mix

I like to keep this mix in a handy place, like the pantry or cupboard, so I can mix up muffins quickly for dinner or if a friend is stopping by for coffee.
—Nancy Mackey, Madison, Ohio

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Muffins 8 Ways


For each of the following variations, add additional ingredients, fill muffin cups and bake as directed for the basic muffin mix recipe above.



Banana Muffins

  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)

Place 2-3/4 cups muffin mix in a large bowl. Whisk the egg, milk, butter and bananas; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.



Blueberry Muffins

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Place 2-3/4 cups muffin mix in a large bowl. Whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in blueberries.



Cranberry-Pecan Muffins

  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar

In a large bowl, combine 2-3/4 cups muffin mix, cranberries, pecans and sugar. Whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.



Rhubarb-Orange Muffins

  • 3/4 cup diced fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1/3 cup orange marmalade

In a large bowl, combine 2-3/4 cups muffin mix, rhubarb and marmalade. Whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.



Cappuccino Muffins

  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp. instant coffee granules

In a large bowl, combine 2-3/4 cups muffin mix, chocolate chips and coffee granules. Whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.



Apricot-Cherry Muffins

  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries

In a large bowl, combine 2-3/4 cups muffin mix, apricots and cherries. Whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.



Apple-Cheese Muffins

  • 1/2 cup shredded apple
  • 1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

In a large bowl, combine 2-3/4 cups muffin mix, apple and cheese. Whisk egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.



Carrot-Raisin Muffins

  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins

In a large bowl, combine 2-3/4 cups muffin mix, carrots and raisins. Whisk the egg, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.