Recipe Roundup – Muffin Tin Fun

Muffin tins aren't just for baking up muffins and cupcakes anymore. Bloggers have been getting creative in the kitchen and turning regular recipes into miniature and just plain adorable foods...

Muffin tins aren’t just for baking up muffins and cupcakes anymore. Bloggers have been getting creative in the kitchen and turning regular recipes into miniature and just plain adorable foods with the help of just a few muffin tins. I’ve tried two miniature cheesecake recipes baked in muffins tins and not only were the recipes easier, quicker, and more transportable than their full-size counterparts, but just as delicious.

Check out these recipes from some fellow food bloggers:


Petit Lasagnas from Can You Stay for Dinner (Photo by Can You Stay for Dinner)

Meatloaf “Cupcakes” from Sticky Gooey Creamy Chewy (Photo by Susan)

Mini Frittatas – From Cookin’ Canuck (photo by Dara)

3 Cheese Mini Macs from The Galley Gourmet (photo by Nicole)

Crab Cakes– From Annie’s Eats (photo by Annie) 

Some more sweet bites:

Mini Apple Pies from Tracey’s Culinary Adventures (Photo by Tracey)

Individual Chocolate Cheesecakes from Healthy Food for Living (photo by Lauren)

Brownie Bites from My Baking Addiction (photo by Jamie)

Mini Apple Tarte Tatins from Bakers Royale (photo by Naomi)

Have you made any muffin-tin recipes lately?

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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11 Responses to “Recipe Roundup – Muffin Tin Fun”

  1. #
    Maria — January 27, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    So many fun mini treats!

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    Lindsay — January 27, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    i want to make pretty much everything on here! thanks for rounding them up!!

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    Caroline — January 27, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    All of those look so good I don't know which one to go after first! I love your blog, I'm so glad I found it not too long ago! The new recipes aimed towards healthier eating have been great.

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    Tracey — January 28, 2011 at 6:04 pm

    What a great round-up Tessa! Thanks for including me 🙂

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    cakeje van eigen deeg — January 29, 2011 at 10:31 am

    such a great post. I've also only made two types of mini cheesecakes with my muffin tin. but some of these are actually good food for thought 🙂

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    Cristina {Teenie Cakes} — January 29, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    Thank you for the inspiration on these muffin-sized savory and sweet treats. I'm all about portion control and food that's easy to eat. Great post! 😉

    I especially like what you did with the Cookies & Cream Cheesecakes & Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes…they look so good!

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    Jenn — January 30, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    Great ideas. That mini vanilla bean cheesecake looks delicious.

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    Andrea — February 1, 2011 at 1:48 am

    Hi Tessa! Thank you for sharing my recipe! Your blog is fantastic- so beautifully photographed too!

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    WizzyTheStick — February 6, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Wow, never gave a thought to how many things other than muffins can be made in muffin tins. I use mine to make mini quiche. Great round-up.

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    DaSilva — February 6, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Ah, these are precious!! I love the idea of being able to make individual servings of classics. Please post more if you find them!

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    Ladybead Beach Jewelry — November 8, 2011 at 2:50 am

    Great idea for a wedding!

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