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13 Innovative Uses for a Muffin Tin

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There is so much more to a muffin tin than muffins and cupcakes! From crafts to food hacks, this kitchen staple is so versatile! To prove it to you, here are 13 of our favorite alternative uses for muffin tins:

1. Giant Lemon Infused Ice Cubes

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Image Source: Industrious Justice

These giant ice cubes are slow to melt, so they’re perfect for your drinks in the summer heat!

2. Pre-made Green Smoothie Cups

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Image Source: Muffin Tin Mania

Make these green smoothie bases ahead of time to throw into the blender when you’re craving some yummy nutrients. Added bonus of not having to worry about using up the kale before it goes bad.

3. DIY Coaster Craft

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Your little one will love designing these colorful coasters and seeing them around the house.

4. Oven Hard Boiled Eggs

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Image Source: Family Fresh Meals

Making deviled eggs for a potluck just got way easier.

5. Make Ahead Oatmeal Cups

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Image Source: Cupcakes and Kale Chips

These make ahead oatmeal cups are just as easy as instant oatmeal, but so much better for you!

6. DIY Fondue Station

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Image Source: Inspired Edibles

With just a basic muffin tin, you can have all the fun of a fondue night without the expensive (and now unnecessary) fondue platter.

7. Condiment Platter

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Image Source: Billy Parisi

Make backyard barbecue clean-up a lot easier with this one stop condiment platter!

8. DIY Tortilla Bowl

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Image Source: The Lean Green Bean

You can make this adorably edible tortilla bowl simply by flipping your muffin tin over and putting a tortilla between the tins. So creative, and so, so yummy.

9. Breakfast Sandwiches

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Image Source: Macheesmo

Making nutritious, protein filled breakfasts for a large group used to be really difficult, but not anymore with this easy bake breakfast hack!

10. Sloppy Joe Muffin Cups

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Image Source: Macki West

These miniature cups are a little less messy than their sandwich counterparts. They are equally delicious, however.

11. Croissant Egg Cups

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These easy little egg cups are a perfect way to get your kids involved in making brunch! The recipe features a few safe, fun steps where little hands can help out.

12. Hashbrown Bites

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Source: Macki West

Is there any wrong way to eat a hash brown? I don’t think so. But this muffin tin versions are delicious and quick for mornings on the go.

13. DIY Bath Bombs

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Image Source: Something Turquoise

These make great gifts, especially during the holidays (or to keep for yourself anytime of the year.)

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