Using a metal or silicone muffin tin, you can bake, freeze, or whip up a wide variety of snacks, appetizers, and desserts that aren't just cupcakes and muffins.
They can be savory appetizers or single-portion meals, like meatloaves, quiches, pizzas, and mini-lasagnas. Or, they can still be desserts, but in the form of mini-pies, yogurt popsicles, smoothies, and peanut butter cookies (or even just peanut butter cups).
Though not exactly a meal, you can also use muffin tins to make ice cubes containing fresh slices of fruit, just like you can with ice cube trays, to keep the liquids in a pitcher or a party bowl cold. They're perfect for parties and outdoor gatherings.
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