Breakfast muffins recipe

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Start your day well with these tasty breakfast muffins packed full of blueberries, nuts and seeds

breakfast muffins
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  • healthy
  • healthy
Preparation Time40 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories236 Kcal12%
Sugar22.8 g25%
Fat7.9 g11%
Saturated Fat1.3 g7%
Salt0.06 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein5.9 g12%
Carbohydrates35.7 g14%
Salt0.06 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Pumpkin seeds, sunflower, and poppy seeds pack these breakfast muffins with plenty of nutrients.

Start the day by whipping up a batch of these delicious breakfast muffins packed with pumpkin, sunflower, and poppy seeds. As well as dried mixed fruit, honey, fresh blueberries and a hint of mixed spice. Make 12 muffins using this recipe - ideal for sharing.


  • 25g (1oz) pumpkin seeds
  • 25g (1oz) sunflower seeds
  • 225g (8oz) plain wholemeal flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp mixed spice
  • 1tbsp poppy seeds
  • 250g (9oz)bag dried fruit Mix
  • 50ml sunflower oil
  • 175ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 100ml clear honey
  • 150g (5oz) pack fresh blueberries




  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/392°F/gas 6. Line a muffin baking tray or bun tray with 12 paper muffin cases. Spread the pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds on a baking tray, and put in the oven for 5 minutes until they are lightly coloured.
  2. Mix the flour, baking powder, mixed spice, poppy seeds, dried fruit, pumpkin and sunflower seeds in a large bowl.
  3. Put the oil, milk, eggs and honey in another bowl and whisk until mixed. Pour into the dry ingredients and quickly stir with a large metal spoon ? don't over-stir or the muffins will be tough. Add the fresh blueberries and mix in gently.
  4. Spoon into muffin cases, bake for 25 minutes, then cool on a wire rack. They will keep in the fridge for 2 to 3 days, or can be frozen.

Top tips for making breakfast muffins

Swap the blueberries for raspberries or chopped strawberries instead.

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Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies