Our best muffin recipes

Classic, healthy and savoury muffin recipes to bake fresh or made in advance and frozen.

By Christine Picheca
Recipes by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Our best muffin recipes
Red Pepper Corn Bread Muffins Photography by Hasnain Dattu
Whip up a dozen moist muffins on a leisurely Sunday morning. Or better yet, set out the muffin recipe ingredients the night before and let the first person up bake a batch for everyone. Most of these muffin recipes can be made in advance and frozen.

Before you start baking your favourite muffins, take a few tips from The Canadian Living Test Kitchen about muffin recipe dos and don'ts in this article: Muffin know how

Classic muffin recipes
These classic muffin recipes are designed for maximum taste and pleasure for minimum effort.
Maple Muffins
Banana Pecan Muffins
Blueberry Muffins
Morning Sunshine Muffins
Streusel Apple Raisin Muffins
Mini Carrot Cranberry Muffins
Peach Poppy Seed Muffins
Pear Upside Down Muffins
Blueberry Streusel Muffins
Crunchy Top Blueberry Muffins
Morning Glory Muffins
Apricot Orange Muffins
Cranberry Pear Upside Down Muffins
Carrot Raisin Muffins
Apricot Orange Yogurt Muffins
Anything Goes Muffins
Rhubarb Muffins or Loaves
Blueberry Yogurt Muffins
Ginger Pear Muffins
Oat and Apple Crumble Top Muffins
Pumpkin, Orange and Raisin Muffins

Healthy muffin recipes
These muffin recipes contain more good-for-you fibre. Reducing the amount of sugar will further boost the health benefits of these recipes.
Honey Oat Muffins
Apple-Orange Oat Bran Muffins
Apricot Oat and Bran Muffins
Cranberry Flax Muffins
Date Bran Muffins
Prairie Honey Oatmeal Muffins
Applesauce Bran Muffins
Fruity Oatmeal Muffins
Bran Flaxseed Cranberry Muffins

Savoury muffin recipes
Not all muffins need to be sweet! Satisfy your savoury tooth with these 5 muffin recipes - great for breakfast, snacks or a side-dish for dinner.
Red Pepper Corn Bread Muffins
Corn Muffins with Green Onions
Mashed Potato Muffins
Cheddar Bacon Muffins

Watch us cook! Don't miss our 3-minute video as we bring you into our test kitchen and show you how to cook our Red Pepper Corn Bread Muffins recipe.


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