February 20 is National Muffin Day!
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February 20 is National Muffin Day!
National Muffin Day is February 20. Why not celebrate by whipping up batches of muffins and sharing them with family, friends, and neighbors? Your muffins can be the centerpiece of the meal, or an attractive and delicious side dish. What’s more, muffins are easy to make, so you can whip up a batch with little notice, or even bake ahead without disrupting your schedule. GoodCook offers all of these and more muffin recipes to suit any occasion or no occasion at all!
GoodCook Muffin Recipes You Have to Try!
Blueberry, cranberry, raspberry, and banana nut muffins are all popular flavors, and if you’ve never tried baking them, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at just how quick and easy it is. GoodCook has tested several recipes for fruit muffins, and the Triple Berry Muffins recipe is sure not to disappoint. Using fresh raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and lemon zest, these scrumptious Triple Berry Muffins can be enjoyed for breakfast on the run, a ladies’ brunch with a refreshing batch of Mimosas, or as a delicious, standalone after-school snack.
Sweet Treat Muffins
For a special sweet treat, the GoodCook recipe for Red Velvet Muffins is silky, delicious, and perfect for special occasions. Surprisingly easy to make, this is definitely a recipe you will want to try and keep in your repertoire of decadent recipes when only the very best will do. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or an anniversary or taking a dish to a brunch or potluck dinner, these muffins will disappear quickly, and everyone will be asking you for the recipe.
The key to making these muffins even more irresistible is in the garnishing. Top the red velvet muffins with the chocolate cream cheese icing by piping them tall with the GoodCook pastry bag. Topping with a fresh raspberry, maraschino cherry, or a heart-shaped piece of chocolate will add to the eye appeal and make a beautifully displayed item that all will enjoy.
Serve these mini muffins at your next party! Mini Muffin Tin Funfetti Cheesecake looks fancy and complicated, but it’s easy! The Mini Muffin Tin Funfetti Cheesecake recipe will make tiny cheesecake bites. This supersized recipe will feed a whole party full of people you love. You’ll have 48 mini muffins to share! This recipe is perfect for potlucks and parties, featuring a buttery graham cracker crust and a cake batter-inspired filling. Take them to your next party! They stack and pack well!
Another healthy addition to muffins is vegetables, such as carrots, zucchini, or even spinach. Making the muffins incredibly moist, adding grated carrots or zucchini is a delicious way to get some nutrition into your batch of muffins. Spinach in muffins creates a beautiful savory treat, perfect for serving breakfast to a crowd or having a nutritious breakfast available for busy family members to grab on their way out the door.
Go Nuts for Muffins
Almonds, pecans, walnuts, and hazelnuts are popular nuts when baking muffins. You can add cashews, pistachios, or a handful of mixed nuts and make a delicious, nutty, and nutritious muffin.
Using the trusty, single-serve muffin for a complete breakfast with protein is a great way to feed a large group when you have holiday guests when your family rents that beach house, or when you’re hosting a breakfast meeting. Whatever the occasion, savory muffins such as Mashed Potato Stuffing Muffins are perfect for these types of events. In addition to boiled potatoes, cooked and drained sausage, onions, celery, sage, thyme, and breadcrumbs, this recipe is a hearty, quickly served breakfast full of protein. What a great way to treat any overnight guests to a delicious hot breakfast that’s easy to prepare and serve!
Portion Size Matters
Mini muffins are a great way to manage portion size. A chocolate chip mini muffin isn’t nearly as sinful as one of those jumbo ones, so just choose the right size and flavor for the right occasion, and you’ve got it made. There are occasions, though, when you want to make the enormous muffins in the GoodCook Jumbo Texas Muffin Pan, so invest in several sizes of GoodCook muffin pans, so you’ll be ready for whatever occasion shows up on your calendar.
Whether you like to bake jumbo muffins using the GoodCook Six-cup Jumbo Texas Muffin pan, or mini muffins using the GoodCook Sweet Creations Textured 24-Cup Mini Muffin pan, your batch of muffins will turn out perfectly.
GoodCook muffin pans are available in several sizes. You can bake a batch of 24, a batch of 12, or a batch of 6. Choose the best pan for your baking needs. If you love muffins, owning several different muffin pans is a good idea so that you can have the right size available for every occasion.
GoodCook bakeware is all designed to be of the highest quality, and our baking pans ensure a perfect bake every time for your favorite muffin recipes. You’ll get excellent release whether you choose to use muffin papers or not, and the GoodCook pans are easy to clean.
To Line or Not to Line?
Using muffin liners or papers is not required, but they have advantages. They offer a healthier way to serve a larger number of people, such as a classroom or a book club session, or a baby shower. In addition, the muffin papers are available in lots of cute designs and colors, which can help make your muffins look festive.