NZ Woman's Weekly

Top 10: Muffins

Easy to make and much-loved, muffins are a popular snack.  Whether it’s delicious chocolate muffins, easy muffins or banana muffins you’ll find them in our top 10 muffin recipe collection!

How to make real English muffins

Enjoy the full English experience with these tasty treats.

Food & recipes

Easy bran muffins

The great feature of this recipe is that you make the mix in advance and leave it in the fridge where it will last for a week. It’s a wonderful stand-by food for a weekend if unexpected visitors arrive


Best blueberry muffins

Ready in 25 minutes, makes 12 large muffins*4 cups self-raising flour¾ cup sugar2 tsp cinnamon½ tsp grated lemon rind1½ cups buttermilk4 large eggs, lightly beaten50ml vegetable oil2


Blueberry and white chocolate muffins

Thanks to Melanie from Fat Pigeon Cafe for supplying us with this delicious muffin recipe.


Cheesy twist muffins

These cheesy treats taste delicious hot or cold, making them a great snack on the go.


Banana blueberry yoghurt muffins

These muffins are a delicious addition to the back-to-school lunchbox. You can also try using chocolate bits or walnuts instead of blueberries.


Chocolate muffins

125g butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup plain yoghurt 1 cup milk 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1/4 cup boiling water 3 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup chocolate


Breakfast muffins

Make them in advance and freeze individually, then pull one out and leave to thaw overnight for the next day.


Orange and date muffins

These moist and full-flavoured muffins will fill your house with their aroma during cooking.


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