Freshly baked muffins in the house are not only a welcome delicious treat, but also practical in a busy lifestyle. Whether for a quick on-the-go breakfast, or a school lunch side – muffins are mighty useful additions to our day and diets. However, quickly making a fresh batch customized to everyone’s individual liking’s isn’t always the easiest task (if you’re a parent this will be especially true…). With a simple batter made from something you likely already have in your cupboard,  pancake mix – you can whip these up in only a couple minutes. We decided to split the batter in three, making 3 varieties of muffins using the same pancake mix batter base. The results were a pan filled with an assortment of muffins, from sweet to savory. While I’d love to promise that these will last you all week – truthfully, ours didn’t last 24 hours. So, it’s good that they’re pretty quick and easy to make, because it looks like we will be making them again…and again…(and again).

Servings: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups pancake mix (we used Bisquick original)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • OPTION 1: For cheese chive muffins - 1/4 cup shredded marble cheese and chopped chives.
  • OPTION 2: For french toast muffins - 1 tbsp cinnamon sugar, 1 tbsp maple syrup.
  • OPTION 3: For berry muffins - 1 tbsp raspberry preserves, fresh berries for topping.

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Muffin Tin
  • Muffin Liners

Method

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix together your pancake mix, milk and eggs.
  • Divide batter into three bowls. Customize them how you choose (we did cheese & chive, french toast, and berry).
  • Scoop about 1/4 cup of batter into a pre-lined muffin tin (making 4 muffins of each variety).
  • Top with any additional toppings and bake for 15 mins.
Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

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