A day entirely dedicated to the deliciousness of muffins? Sweet and savory, moist and crumbly, for breakfast or just-because muffins? While it does sound too good to be true, the day is upon us. Happy National Muffin Day everyone! To help you celebrate properly, we've rounded up 11 of the most drool-worthy muffin recipes out there, so whether you're going healthy or decadent, we've got just the thing for your muffin day celebration.
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Blueberry Muffins with Blueberry Jam
Improving on the classic, this muffin from Damn Delicious takes things an extra step by adding a swirl of blueberry jam. We say, the more blueberry the better.
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Chocolate, Hazelnut and Olive Oil Muffins
If you’re looking for a gluten-free muffin that still indulges your sweet tooth, this chocolate, hazelnut, and olive oil extravaganza from London Bakes is just the thing.
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Apple Pie Muffins
You can have your pie and muffin too with this delicious recipe from My Baking Addiction.
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Triple Chocolate Muffins
Triple the chocolate? Yes please! These over-the-top muffins from Hummingbird High are the perfect way to satisfy any cocoa craving out there.
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Banana Macadamia Nut Muffins
Not your average banana nut muffin, this one is packed with tasty macadamias. So If you’re looking to give this muffin day a taste of the tropics, then these beauties from Brown Eyed Baker are just the things to get you there.
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What do s’mores and muffins have in common? Nothing, until now. Behold: The s’more muffin from What’s Cooking, Love?
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Cheddar & Brown Sugar Cornbread Muffins
If you’re more into savory than sweet, then this cornbread muffin laced with cheddary goodness from How Sweet It Is is the perfect way for you to get your muffin day fix.
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No longer confined to salads and side dishes, quinoa has moved into the world of muffins. For keeping our muffins delicious and healthy at the same time, we can definitely get on board with the quinoa muffin from Big Girls Small Kitchen.
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Ginger Muffins with Dark Chocolate Glaze
While it seems like an unlikely pairing, ginger and chocolate is a hit. So if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, we suggest giving Climbing Grier Mountains’ ginger muffin with dark chocolate glaze a try, and make your muffin day memorable.
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Jumbo Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins
What’s better than a muffin? An even bigger muffin. Take this muffin day by the horns and try your hand at this tasty jumbo lemon coffee cake version from Simply Scratch. Go big or go home, right?
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Forget about coffee and a muffin — this recipe kills two birds with one stone. Perfect for the muffin day morning after, this mocha version from Crepes of Wrath has just the right amount of chocolate, coffee, and muffin to be your all-in-one breakfast.
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