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21 Tasty Muffin Recipes To Make Your Morning Better

21 Tasty Muffin Recipes To Make Your Morning Better

Get a sweet start to your day with these delightful muffin recipes.

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist: Emily Neighbors Hall Prop Stylist: Audrey Davis

There’s nothing like a tray of muffins to turn everyone in your home into a morning person. Even if you’re not an early riser yourself, you can still create some muffin magic before everyone else is awake. Making homemade muffins is easier than you might think. Plus, some of our best muffin recipes can be made ahead with ease. Whether you prefer a savory or sweet breakfast, everyone will be able to enjoy a yummy start to the day with our favorite muffin recipes.

<p>Caitlin Bensel, Food Stylist: Torie Cox</p>

Caitlin Bensel, Food Stylist: Torie Cox

Sweet and spice flavors mix beautifully in this peach muffin recipe. With the cinnamon and peach in the muffin batter and graham cracker in the topping, this is a perfect fluffy bite for a great start to your day,

<p>Caitlin Bensel, Food Stylist: Rebecca Cummins</p>

Caitlin Bensel, Food Stylist: Rebecca Cummins

Shredded zucchini adds loads of moisture to these tender muffins without adding flavor. Warming spices like cinnamon and nutmeg make these muffins extra cozy.

<p>Hannah Zimmerman / Southern Living</p>

Hannah Zimmerman / Southern Living

These muffins look and taste like you bought them from a local bakery — and only take 10 minutes of active time to make at home! If you’re looking for a quick, easy, and delicious recipe for your mornings, this one should be on your list.

<p>Caitlin Bensel; Food Stylist: Torie Cox</p>

Caitlin Bensel; Food Stylist: Torie Cox

Although banana bread is a popular way to use overripe bananas, these simple banana muffins are an easy way to make a banana treat without busting out the bread pan.

Stacy Allen; Food Stylist: Karen Rankin; Prop Stylist: Lindsey Lower

Stacy Allen; Food Stylist: Karen Rankin; Prop Stylist: Lindsey Lower

Elevate your typical pumpkin muffins with this pumpkin spice muffin recipe. The moist muffin dipped with the crunchy sugary spice topping make for a satisfying way to satiate your sweet tooth.

Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Two of the best desserts just came together to make a delectable muffin to start your morning off right. These moist muffins are spiced and coated with cinnamon and nutmeg to give you that classic snickerdoodle flavor and richness of doughnut holes.

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist Karen Rankin

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist Karen Rankin

If you’re a chocoholic, you’ll want to start your morning with this recipe everyday! These fudgy muffins aren’t overly sweet and mix perfectly with a cup of Joe.

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist: Emily Neighbors Hall Prop Stylist: Audrey Davis

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist: Emily Neighbors Hall Prop Stylist: Audrey Davis

These stunning muffins are sure to impress any guests coming over this Fall. The sweet and spicy apple muffins topped with the crunchy oat streusel and soft apple cider glaze makes for a perfect seasonal treat.

Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

These muffins are bursting with flavor to make your morning sweet. The tartness from the raspberry, nuttiness from the almonds, and sweetness from the honey butter makes this recipe one to try for a great start to your day.

Micah A. Leal

Micah A. Leal

You’ve heard about the sweet potato pie versus pumpkin pie debacle — now get ready for the muffin version! These sweet potato muffins are moist and spiced to perfection for a delicious Fall treat.

Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

These muffins are a delicious take on monkey bread and a delectable way to enjoy the sticky sweet dessert as a single serving.

FOOD PHOTOGRAPH: ANTONIS ACHILLEOS; FOOD STYLING: EMILY NABORS HALL; PROP STYLING: CHRISTINA BROCKMAN

FOOD PHOTOGRAPH: ANTONIS ACHILLEOS; FOOD STYLING: EMILY NABORS HALL; PROP STYLING: CHRISTINA BROCKMAN

From chef Emeril Lagasse, these corn muffins are sweet take on the Southern staple of cornbread. With brown sugar and maple syrup, this recipe is an easy crowd pleaser.

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist Karen Rankin

Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist Karen Rankin

The irresistible cinnamon cake is now a perfect little treat. These coffee cake muffins are a wonderful way to start your morning with something sweet or enjoy an afternoon pick-me-up.

Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

These muffins are simple to make using ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. Add a simple glaze on top to make this a sweet treat for your day.

Micah A. Leal

Micah A. Leal

If you’re craving that delicious and spicy carrot cake flavor but don’t want to make a cake, these muffins are the best way to enjoy the classic Fall treat without the guilt or hassle.

<p>Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling; Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall</p>

Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling; Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Whatever berry you have on hand or is in season will work for this recipe! The simple muffin batter topped with a sweet cornmeal streusel makes this recipe one to keep in the loop all year.

Micah A. Leal

Micah A. Leal

The applesauce being the star of this recipe makes this muffin fabulously moist for a satisfying bite to begin your day.

Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck

If you’re looking for another way to amp up your typical pumpkin muffins, these pumpkin streusel muffins may be your new favorite. Packed with Fall flavors like pumpkin pie spice, pecans, and cranberries, this recipe should be on your Fall radar.

Jennifer Causey; Food Stylist: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Stylist: Claire Spollen

Jennifer Causey; Food Stylist: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Stylist: Claire Spollen

You don’t have to go to Great Britain to enjoy this classic British bite. While the end result isn’t reminiscent of an American muffin or even pudding, you’ll come out with a delicious, crispy puff snack that can be used for any meal of the day.

Southern Living

Southern Living

Blueberry muffins and coffee cake are combined in this recipe to make a sweet and fruity start to your morning.

Photographer Victor Protasio, Food Stylist Ruth Blackburn, Prop Stylist Christine Keely

Photographer Victor Protasio, Food Stylist Ruth Blackburn, Prop Stylist Christine Keely

Get in the mood for Fall with these delicious pumpkin chocolate muffins. The spicy muffins mixed with semisweet chocolate chips makes for a perfect, not-too-sweet bite this season,

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