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10 Dishes You Can Make In A Muffin Pan

Mini frittatas

Muffin-pan frittatas are the perfect portable breakfast, and you can customize the ingredients to suit your family’s preferences.


For the crusts, combine graham cracker crumbs with sugar and butter and press a spoonful of the mixture into the bottom of each cup.

Chocolate peanut butter cups

These homemade chocolate peanut butter cups are simple to make in a muffin pan.

Mini quiches

Roll out some pastry dough (homemade or store-bought) and use a round cookie cutter to cut out circles. Press dough into muffin tins and partially bake.

Fresh fruit tarts

Press a simple dough made from butter, flour, and powdered sugar into the muffin cups and bake until lightly browned and crisp.

Butter tarts

Traditional Canadian butter tarts are great when made in a muffin pan. Press a round of rolled-out pie pastry into each muffin cup.

Poached eggs

It’s a great trick when cooking for a crowd. Preheat your oven and add a tablespoon of water to each muffin cup.

Cloverleaf dinner rolls

These classic soft dinner rolls are made by placing three balls of rich, buttery yeasted dough into each muffin cup.

French toast muffins

These toasty treats are a fun brunch dish that can easily feed a group—no frying required.

Spanakopita tarts

These spinach-and-feta pastries are made in a mini muffin pan. Brush squares of ready-made phyllo pastry with butter and layer into the muffin cups.