Muffins

Chocolate-Glazed Espresso & Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins {dairy-free}

June 28, 2017
Chocolate-Glazed Espresso & Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins - Light and tender, chocolate-studded banana muffins with a coffee kick, topped with a silky chocolate-espresso ganache. Perfect for a sweet breakfast treat or dessert - no mixer needed! {dairy-free}

Yesterday I had my first cup of coffee in 10 weeks and it was dreamyyyy. It was also black. Yep – this girl, the one who was previously addicted to iced caramel lattes, drank a cup of black coffee yesterday morning and actually enjoyed it. Then this morning, I drank espresso, and if anything it […]

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One-Bowl Glazed Chocolate Chip Muffins

July 11, 2016
One-Bowl Glazed Chocolate Chip Muffins - a super-simple recipe for classic chocolate chip muffins with a sweet vanilla glaze. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

I may be 23 years old, but I still can’t seem to get over the hitch that I (almost) always crave something sweet over savory for breakfast. I wish I was one of those people who could truthfully claim that my morning meals consist of avocado toast and eggs or something like that, but instead I’m […]

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Lightened-Up Orange Chocolate Chunk Cacao Nib Muffins

March 7, 2016
Moist & tender whole wheat muffins with a bright orange flavor, studded with chunks of dark chocolate and crunchy cacao nibs. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Back when I first started this blog, I was still in college, which meant I baked, took pictures, wrote posts, and did everything else outside of the time that I was at school or doing homework. I thought that was hard, but you know what’s harder? Working an 8-5, taking care of housework and all […]

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Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

July 15, 2015
Glazed Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins - fluffy, bakery-style muffins with a big burst of lemon flavor, tons of poppy seeds, and a sweet lemon glaze. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Is it normal to be super-excited about muffins? Because I sooo am. You guys; Me? Lemon Poppy Seed? Love affair? ➝ Totally unexpected. But ohhhhmygeez, I don’t even have words for how amazing these are. I ♡♡♡ them. The other day I got an e-mail from a super-sweet reader named Bianca asking if I had any […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins {dairy-free}

April 6, 2015
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins {dairy-free} | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Currently, meaning Easter Sunday night when my brain doesn’t feel like functioning at all, I’m sitting at my computer trying to come up with something revolutionary to say about these peanut butter chocolate chip muffins. But the fact is, these just aren’t meant to be revolutionary (which I know is a bit of an extreme word, but […]

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Banana Oat Muffins {GF, Dairy-Free}

March 18, 2015
Banana Oat Muffins - moist and light muffins that are GF & Dairy-Free | www.brighteyedbaker.com

I’m quite sure that no muffin withdrawals ever happen on this blog. If anything, I bake too many muffins, which is why I feel like I have to space them out with other recipes so things don’t get too predictable. But really, is there such a thing as too many muffins? Can you really get bored with one […]

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Cinnamon Chip Coffeecake Muffins

February 4, 2015
Cinnamon Chip Coffeecake Muffins - cinnamon chip muffins with a crunchy crumble topping. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

In my ideal world, I would actually take the time to make coffee CAKES more often — and they would turn out perfectly every time too. In reality, I escape into the world of muffins and scones so much more often because time doesn’t usually feel like it’s on my side. Time feels like it’s […]

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Lightened-Up Double Chocolate Muffins {Dairy-Free}

January 23, 2015
Light and tender double chocolate muffins made healthier with NO white flour, coconut oil, and just enough brown sugar for sweetness  -- a chocolatey treat without the guilt. {Dairy-Free} | www.brighteyedbaker.com

My kitchen has been out of commission for the last few days, which has inevitably led me to rediscover the fact that I’m not at all suited for a desk job. Food blogging basically involves three main things: the actual baking/cooking, the photographing, annnnnd then the computer stuff. It’s that last part that gets me every […]

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Almond & Orange Poppyseed Muffins {Dairy-Free}

January 13, 2015
Almond & Orange Poppyseed Muffins - tender and moist muffins packed with whole grains, boosted with healthy fats, and brightened up with an orange kick! {dairy-free}

Last week I went on this big orange craze; I added it to everything I was making, posted too many orange-related photos on Instagram, and just in general realized that those pretty orange citruses are awesome. ←Yes I’m 22 and yes I’ve been eating oranges in one form or another all my life, but it apparently took […]

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Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Muffins

December 9, 2014
Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Muffins - Light and tender bakery-style muffins studded with tangy dried cranberries and sweet white chocolate chips. | www.brighteyedbaker.com

I feel like I should just start out by saying that these muffins + a peppermint white chocolate mocha = holiday breakfast perfection.  Even here in Cali, where it’s really not all that cold and snow is nowhere in sight, having this combo for breakfast makes me feel all warm and cozy inside. I absolutely looooovvvveee […]

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