Easy Breakfast Muffins


Easy Breakfast Muffins on iheartnaptime.comBy Jen Nikolaus from Yummy Healthy Easy

Hi Nap Time readers! Jen from Yummy Healthy Easy here, back with another easy recipe for you! I am a huge breakfast fan, and so are my boys. I love making big breakfasts on the weekends for them. Whether it’s a coffee cake, baked donuts, or my fave peach muffins, my kids give me huge brownie points for making it for them.

Easy Breakfast Muffins on iheartnaptime.com

My mom was the breakfast queen when I was growing up. She always made something delicious for us kids before school or on weekends. These muffins are one of her favorite quick and easy breakfasts. She’s been making this recipe for years.

Back when she was a young college student, she would make these muffins for her roommates for breakfast. They’re a favorite because not only are they absolutely delicious, but they have only a few ingredients and use one bowl and spoon! Double score!

Easy Breakfast Muffins on iheartnaptime.com

This recipe is so basic, anyone can make it! I bet you have all the ingredients already in your pantry. These are the best muffins to make on a busy morning because they only take 5 minutes to put together and throw in the oven.

You can put the extras in a sealed container and then for a super quick breakfast, heat them up one at a time in the microwave for a few seconds. Breakfast to go! These seriously are so easy and a family favorite. Enjoy!

Easy Breakfast Muffins on iheartnaptime.com


Easy Breakfast Muffins

Yield: 1 dozen muffins

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


2 cups flour

1/2 cups sugar

1 Tbsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

2 beaten eggs

1/2 cup oil

1/2 cup milk


Preheat the oven to 400º F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners or spray each cup with cooking spray. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and stir together. Add in eggs, oil and milk and mix only until combined, don't beat or overmix!

Scoop into prepared muffin tin and bake for 15-20 minutes or just until golden and tops spring back when you press on them. Keep in sealed container . These are great served with butter and jam for a quick breakfast!

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Jen Nikolaus

Hi! I’m Jen from Yummy Healthy Easy (YHE). I’m a diet coke fiend, cookbook collector, and all-around lover of food! I’m also a mom to four crazy boys. My blog chronicles my everyday life in a household full of testosterone while also focusing on sharing yummy, healthy and easy (emphasis on YUMMY) recipes that any parent can make!

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  1. Jaren (Diary of a Recipe Collector) posted on August 24, 2014 at 8:18 am (#

    I love how easy those sound!

  2. Barbara posted on August 24, 2014 at 8:46 pm (#

    Great muffins!! And really easy to do! Thanks!!!!

    • Jamielyn posted on September 11, 2014 at 12:49 am (#

      Glad you liked them! Thanks for your comment Barbara!

  3. Katie+@+Made+to+be+a+Momma posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:45 am (#

    They look so delicious and simple makes them even better! :) 

  4. Denise posted on August 25, 2014 at 7:12 pm (#

    I made these just a little bit ago for my family’s breakfast in the morning and they are AWESOME!!! thanks for sharing the recipe :)

  5. Mandi posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:48 am (#

    These muffins are delish! I didn’t have milk so I subbed evaporated milk and it came out great. I also used whole wheat pastry flour and blueberries. My 4 y/o loves them too. They are coming to Disney with us for easy breakfast in the hotel! 

  6. Michelle posted on August 30, 2014 at 11:20 am (#

    I love how easy these are! I always need quick breakfast ideas, thanks for sharing!

  7. Emmanuelle posted on August 31, 2014 at 2:22 am (#

    I tried this recipe and I can confirm that these muffins are just perfect for breakfast… with a hint of homemade blackberry jelly as far as I am concerned! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Marli posted on September 30, 2014 at 6:53 pm (#

    Very tasty! Just made a batch. Great on their own fresh from the oven or with some jam!

    • Jamielyn posted on September 30, 2014 at 6:57 pm (#

      SO glad you liked them Marli! Thanks for commenting.

  9. Nisha posted on February 20, 2015 at 1:25 pm (#

    Thank you for this recipe. Tried it this morning, and everyone loved it! I wonder if you’ve ever tried substituting applesauce for the oil? I’ve read you can do that in baking recipes, and I’d be curious how this one would work.

    • Jamielyn posted on March 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm (#

      I have never tried substituting with applesauce, but I’m sure it would work well! :)

  10. Lana Gibson posted on February 24, 2015 at 11:35 am (#

    Hi I have a question are the muffins mini or regular

    • Jamielyn posted on February 24, 2015 at 10:08 pm (#

      Regular muffin tins! :)

  11. Bonnie posted on April 19, 2015 at 10:16 pm (#

    I have been baking muffins for over 50 years and I loved these. Added a few blueberries from the freezer. (Stir them into the flour mixture makes for easier mixing). I may add some vanilla next for additional flavour. Simple and fast! Thank you!

    • Jamielyn posted on May 3, 2015 at 12:05 am (#

      I’m so glad you liked them Bonnie! Blueberries would be perfect in these. :)

  12. Abigail posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:22 pm (#

    Thanks so much for this quick & delicious recipe! :) 

  13. Lee posted on June 23, 2015 at 12:49 pm (#

    I just made these with half white flour and half whole wheat. I also used frozen wild blueberries. So delicious!  Thank you

    • Jamielyn posted on June 23, 2015 at 8:17 pm (#

      Mmm blueberries would be perfect in these! Definitely going to try that next time. :)

  14. janet posted on June 25, 2015 at 5:38 pm (#

    nice recipies excited to see what else you come up with

  15. Julie Fogh posted on July 21, 2015 at 9:55 am (#

    Amazing! I doubled the recipe,2 tsp. Almond flavoring, and 1 cup sliced almonds. Served with pear preserves. So very good! Thanks! 

  16. Joshua posted on January 10, 2016 at 7:56 pm (#

    Amazing muffins! Thanks so much for sharing!
      It’s somewhat difficult to find a simple easy muffin recipe that’s this good.
    I used gluten-free grain free flour mixture substituted sugar for Stevia and substituted the oil for pumpkin Purée added a little cinnamon and instantly had the house full with amazing pumpkin muffin smell.
    Super moist super delicious and super easy.

  17. Sophia Howe posted on January 30, 2016 at 3:34 pm (#

    These were delicious after I added blueberries and vanilla. 

  18. Lusana posted on February 6, 2016 at 11:11 am (#

    What type of oil do you use?

    • I Heart Naptime posted on February 6, 2016 at 11:15 am (#

      I use organic canola oil, but you can use whatever flavor-less oil you like. :)

  19. Lusana posted on February 6, 2016 at 11:18 am (#


  20. Mollie posted on March 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm (#

    OMG these are so easy to make and taste amazing!!!!! I’m only 12 and made these with ease! Love them love them love them

  21. Kristen posted on May 1, 2016 at 5:53 pm (#

    So easy and extremely tasty! I was out of eggs so substituted half of a ripe banana and they were delicious!

  22. Christina posted on August 15, 2016 at 7:19 pm (#

    Absolutely loved these!! Quick and Easy😋