For kids who want to bake something for breakfast on Mother’s Day, muffins are a great place to start. With most muffins the directions are easy enough for tweens to follow – or for you to oversee grade schoolers while they gather the ingredients and mix everything together. Even preschoolers can help put batter into the muffin papers.
Kids can pair the muffins with a bowl of fresh fruit and orange juice for a mini-buffet that’s a perfect way to greet mom in the morning. For healthy muffins, try out mighty muffins or, for something packed with berries, try out the awesome-est blueberry muffins and, for something decadent, reward mom with one bowl dark chocolate muffins. Now who’s excited about Mother’s Day?
Hands down this recipe for the simplest muffins from King Arthur Flour is the easiest around! What’s great about this kid-ready-to-make recipe is it gives children options about what to add. They can get creative and mix in chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts – or all three! It’s their choice with this basic recipe.
You want to make sure mom is healthy, right? These mighty muffins for Mother’s Day from Forks Over Knives are packed with nutritious ingredients like oat bran, grated apples, mashed bananas, walnuts and raisins. They’re good-for-mom and tasty.
Looking for the best blueberry muffin recipe? Found. The awesome-est blueberry muffins from The Pioneer Woman include a secret ingredient to keep them from drying out – plain yogurt. The muffins are dusted with sugar crystals before baking for a crunchy, sweet topping. Definitely awesome!
Is mom a chocolate fan? What about dark chocolate? Then she’s going to love these one-bowl dark chocolate banana muffins from Fork Knife Swoon. Mix cocoa powder into the batter for the first layer of chocolate and then top with plenty of mini-chocolate chips to finish off these rich muffins.
This post was originally published in 2014 and is updated regularly.