The trusted muffin tin is one of the most versatile and useful kitchen gadgets. Turn an ordinary dish into unique and delicious bite-sized treats with these easy recipes for muffin tin baked eggs, quiche, meatloaf, pies and more.
Cranberry Cornbread Bites
Adorable mini cornbread bites are topped with ham, fresh chives and a delightful dollop of cranberry relish in these party favourites.
Strawberry Cream Tarts
Cute little tarts with a crumbly graham cracker base filled with sweet vanilla pastry cream and topped with a sliced strawberry.
Muffin Tin Strawberry Pies
Store-bought pastry helps you deliver tasty little desserts in a flash. This recipe is perfect for strawberry season, when those last few, fresh-picked fruits are on the brink of going bad.
With crispy shells and delicious fillings, these mini taco cups are the perfect build-your-own lunch or dinner for kids.
Watch how to make these Muffin-Tin Tacos
Apple Pie Butter Tarts
A mashup of two tasty Canadian favourites, even raisin haters will love the tasty morsels of apple in each gooey bite. Plus, these sweet tarts are flavoured with warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, making them extra irresistible.
Individual Orange and Chocolate Cheesecakes
Super easy and adorable, these bright yellow cheesecakes can be made in a mini muffin tin for the perfect bite-size treat. If you aren’t a fan of the chocolate-orange combination, opt for vanilla wafers instead for the base.
Potato Nests with Peas, Ham and Cream Cheese
These cute nests bring together your favourite flavours and add a touch of spring to everyone’s plate. They also make adorable, two-bite appetizers.
These mini sugar cookie cups, filled with raspberry jam and syrupy dark cherries, look fancy but are a cinch to make. Make the cookie dough in advance, so you can bake them with ease (read: less than 30 minutes) for your next potluck.
Mini Breakfast Strata
These hand-held brunch bites are perfect for noshing while mingling, and filled with a crowd-pleasing selection of fresh vegetables, ham and cheese atop flaky rounds of puff pastry.
Valerie Bertinelli's Cherry Coconut Scuffins
A cross between scones and muffins, these sweet treats are packed with dried cherries and shredded coconut, and make for the perfect afternoon snack or breakfast.
These mini quiches deliver big taste in one bite. Starting with refrigerated pie crust cuts down the prep time for these rich, creamy bites.
Baked Eggs in Hashbrown Cups
Have potatoes and eggs? Then you’ve got all the ingredients you need to make some impressive muffin-tin breakfast bites.
A scone-muffin hybrid, this sweet treat chock-full of chocolate chips and walnuts is made in just 30 minutes.
Golden-brown puffs of pastry make the ideal accompaniment for a roast beef dinner, but are just as good as a substitute for a morning croissant.
Latin Spice Beef Cups with Smokey Tomato Relish
Tortillas are used as cups and stuffed with perfectly seared steak and a tangy tomato relish in this flavour-packed recipe.
Mini Spinach Quiches
For brunch, lunch or dinner, these spinach-filled mini quiches are versatile enough to suit any occasion.
Apple and Onion Stuffin’ Muffins
For a fun twist, try making individual stuffing muffins. Not only are they delicious, but they’re an easy way for family and friends alike to take home as leftovers.
Burnt Toffee Peanut Butter Banana Cups
Mashed banana and peanut butter are coated in burnt toffee-studded dark chocolate, chilled and sprinkled with fleur de sel for the ultimate sweet and salty treat.
Baby Strawberry and Honey Pies
These cute little pies are perfect for individual desserts or a quick and satisfying snack.
Ham and Leek Mini Quiches
Whip up these adorable mini quiches in just 30 minutes. Not only are they fast, but you can also bake them directly into a muffin tin. Top it all off with a dollop of sour cream and diced chives for a delicious starter.
Breakfast Yorkshire Pudding
Get the whole family involved in customizing these light and tasty breakfast popovers. Pull out the leftovers for a bite-sized brunch.
Mini Chicken and Broccoli Pot Pies
The perfect finger food for a party big pot pie flavour is packed in a tasty bite-size package.
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
Dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free – and flavourful. These cashew ice cream-esque bites offer an alternative to ice cream cake, without sacrificing taste or texture.
Spring Carrot Cupcake Bouquet
Instead of a traditional cake, imagine a gorgeous tiered tower filled with bouquets of floral treats. Guests can choose a from small, medium or large carrot cake cupcakes depending on their appetite and sweet tooth.
Eggnog Panettone Bread Pudding
Using sweet Italian panettone in a bread pudding lends it a denser and richer flavour — a natural pairing to this recipe’s eggnog base. Baking it in muffin tins makes portioning and plating this Italian dessert a breeze for your next holiday gathering.
Mini Doughnut Muffins
Yes, you can enjoy light and fluffy cinnamon sugar covered doughnuts without the risk of being splattered with hot oil. Made in muffin tins, these tiny bites bake up light and fluffy. Finish by rolling in that irresistible coating for scrumptious homemade doughnut holes.
Maple Granola To-Go Breakfast Cookies
Cookies for breakfast can be a healthy option, especially when they’re boosted with the ultimate filling combo of egg whites, nut and seeds and oats.
Cauliflower Crust Muffin Tin Quiche
Why make one lunch when you can make 12 at a time? This easy recipe delivers delightful and delicious make-ahead lunches that start with a crispy, cauliflower base.
Get the recipe for Cauliflower Crust Muffin Tin Quiche
Mini Turkey Meatloaves
Portion your meatloaf perfectly by making it in muffin tins! Parmesan and prosciutto infuse these mini loaves with flavour, which can be frozen for on-the-go meals.
Try this recipe for Mini Turkey Meatloaves