Breakfast muffins range from simple English muffin halves topped with eggs and cheese to hearty, traditional-style muffins featuring sausage, bacon and parsley. A variety of ingredients are featured in breakfast muffins, including breakfast cereal, peanut butter and even rum. Some muffins feature nuts, and others are flavored with fruit or cinnamon.
Many breakfast muffin recipes feature meat, such as ham and bacon. Bacon-cheddar breakfast muffins are made with quick-cooking oats, eggs and applesauce. The muffins gain flavor from cheddar cheese, crisp-cooked bacon and fresh parsley. Ham and cheddar muffins combine flour with cornmeal and green onions. Cheddar cheese, eggs and country ham are also featured in these muffins.
Sausage and Canadian bacon also are common ingredients in many breakfast muffin recipes. Breakfast casserole muffins are made with sausage, eggs and biscuit mix. Sausage muffins combine hot and mild sausage with cheddar cheese and are served on English muffins. Savory muffins are hearty breakfast items that are made using eggs, whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour. They also feature scallions, Canadian bacon and cheddar cheese.
Cheese is a common ingredient in many breakfast muffin recipes. Cheesy breakfast muffins feature baked ham, scrambled eggs and American cheese placed on top of English muffin halves and broiled. Mexican egg muffins are made by cooking eggs and green onions and spooning the mixture on top of an English muffin. The muffins are topped with processed cheese and served with salsa.
Cereal can be used to make several kinds of muffins. Breakfast cereal muffins combine a hearty breakfast cereal with milk and egg. Bran breakfast rolls feature whole bran cereal, dates and active dry yeast. The rolls are sprinkled with a cinnamon-sugar mix before baking. Even rum can be included in muffin recipes, such as eggnog muffins, which feature eggnog, rum and butter.
Many breakfast muffin recipes include cinnamon. French breakfast muffins have a light texture and a cinnamon flavor, and they are served warm. After they are baked, the muffins are dipped in melted butter, then dipped into a cinnamon-sugar mixture. Surprise breakfast puffers feature a filling made from orange marmalade, grated orange rind and cinnamon. The batter is made from butter, honey and whole wheat flour.
Breakfast muffins can have a variety of flavors, include peanut butter, banana and lemon. Banana breakfast muffins are made with ripe bananas, eggs and chopped pecans. Lemony breakfast muffins feature a sugar, butter and lemon juice mixture spread onto English muffin halves. Brunch muffins combine sugar, flour and peanut butter. The ingredients are mixed with egg, milk and melted shortening, then baked in muffin pans.