Muffin Tins, Pans & Trays: Tutorials, Guides & Recipes

Your muffin tin is one of the most versatile baking pans you own. Make everything from classic muffins and cupcakes to personal lasagnas and meat loaves.

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      Pina Colada Cupcakes

      These Pina Colada Cupcakes are fun and colorful for picnics! They can be served as cupcakes or layered into individual dishes to make mini trifles. —Jennifer Gilbert, Brighton, Michigan

      Sour Candy Cupcakes

      If you love the pucker of sour candies, then these sour candy cupcakes will be right up your alley. The...


      Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

      1 review

      Why use ordinary pumpkin pie spice when you can up the ante with your own homemade chai spice? The maple...


      Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

      Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a...


      Spinach Puffs

      1 review

      These bite-sized spinach puffs are full of cheese and creamy goodness. —Marissa Allen, First and Full

      Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

      1 review

      I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


      Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

      1 review

      These moist, cakelike muffins with heaps of crumb topping are to die for! They're wonderful for company, entertaining, brunch or...

      Margarita Cupcakes

      These margarita cupcakes are my most requested recipe. If you are unable to find Key lime juice, you can use...


      Triple Berry Mini Pies

      I came up with these berry hand pies one summer day when I had an abundance of fresh blueberries, gooseberries...


      Healthy Avocado Pineapple Muffins

      3 reviews

      These healthy muffins would be a real treat to enjoy at breakfast, at lunch or on a coffee break. They...


      Watermelon Cupcakes

      1 review

      My granddaughter and I bake together each week. She was inspired by her mommy's flavored syrups, so we came up...

      Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

      Indulge in this layer cake topped with rich buttercream—a vanilla lover's dream. I use pure vanilla extract for the best...


      Homemade Gelt

      Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...


      Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Muffins

      3 reviews

      I have a family member with special dietary needs, so I came up with these gluten-free sweet potato muffins that...


      How to Make Doughnuts Without a Doughnut Pan

      Have you ever wanted to make baked doughnuts at home but couldn't because you didn't have a doughnut pan? Here's...


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      60 Muffin Recipes You’ll Want to Make Again and Again

      Rise and shine! It's time for muffins. Our best muffin recipes like peanut butter-banana, blueberry cream, cinnamon doughnut and caramel...

      Upside-Down Pumpkin Pecan Tarts

      1 review

      These flaky phyllo treats with a rich pumpkin filling are a fantastic twist on pumpkin pie and can be prepared...


      10 Things You Never Knew You Could Make in a Muffin Pan

      Muffin pans, they're not just for breakfast anymore! Here are the best spins on traditional favorites.


      Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

      2 reviews

      These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...


      Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

      1 review

      We love using this simple vegan vanilla cupcake recipe as a base to layer on extra flavor. Stir in grated...


      Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes

      1 review

      Decorate these simple gluten-free vanilla cupcakes for any special occasion or holiday. Since the frosting recipe includes cream cheese, be...


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      Oreo Cupcakes with Cookies and Cream Frosting

      5 reviews

      Kids and adults alike will find these Oreo cupcakes irresistible. If you want to pipe the frosting, be sure to...


      How to Make a DIY Advent Calendar with a Muffin Tin

      Having an Advent calendar makes the countdown to Christmas feel extra special.


      Baked Veggie Cups

      These colorful veggie cups are not only tasty, but they also pack in a surprising amount of nutrition! The addition...

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      Eggs Florentine Cups

      I’m always looking for creative ways to use up the baby spinach I have in my fridge. I’m also a...


      Mini Sausage Frittatas

      These are perfect for breakfast or brunch. While my gal pals love the spicy kick in hot sausage, I like...


      Strawberry Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

      2 reviews

      Fresh strawberries are full of water, so they have a tendency to weigh down cake batters and make soggy cakes....


      Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

      9 reviews

      My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


      Brie Mushroom Pastries

      You can use this recipe for parties as an appetizer or for dinner gatherings as the first course. The rustic...


      Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

      I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...