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Pancake Mix Muffins

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These Pancake Mix Muffins with chocolate chips are one of a kind! These are so easy to make and are pretty much failproof. Mix in your favorite chocolate chips and serve these for breakfast or as a deliciously easy snack. 

Pancake Mix Muffins

Pancake mix muffins might just be the easiest muffin in the world to make. With a few basic ingredients and 10 minutes of time, your muffins will be ready to pop in the oven to enjoy in just 18 minutes. These seriously are one of my favorite muffins alongside my apple cinnamon muffins

Pancake Mix Muffins

Why do Pancake Mix muffins work?

You may find yourself scratching your head as to why you can make muffins out of pancake mix. It is simple. Pancake mix is made up of flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt which is the base of all muffins. That is why these work so well! 

Pancake Mix Muffins

What will I need to make pancake mix muffins?

You will need the following supplies: 

  • muffin pan
  • muffin liners
  • large bowl
  • medium bowl
  • spatula or stirring spoon

How to Make Pancake Muffins

1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, combine dry pancake mix with sugar.

3. In a medium bowl, mix together eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract until very well combined.

4. Pour egg mixture into your large bowl with your dry mixture and stir well but be sure not to over mix. Small chunks are expected and ok to leave.

5. Fold chocolate chips into the batter gently.

6. Line a muffin pan with muffin liners and fill each to the top with muffin batter.

7. Bake for 18 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted into the center of a muffin and pulled out clean.

Pancake Mix Muffins

8. Let muffins cool before serving and top with fresh fruit if desired. 

Pancake Mix Muffins

Tips Tricks and FAQs

* You can eat these chocolate chip pancake mix muffins either hot or cold. 
* Although the pancake mix has sugar added, we recommend adding the recommended amount. If you feel like it is too much sugar you can alter it a bit to your preference. 
* We always use store-bought “just add water” pancake mix, but you can use your own as long as it is a dry pancake recipe. 
* You will want your pancake mix muffins to be a little on the lumpy side. You want to make sure that you don’t overmix it. 
* If you prefer you can omit the chocolate chips and add in another delicious mixin.

Pancake Mix Muffins

Storage

You will want to store your pancake mix muffins in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 7 days.

Can you freeze pancake mix muffins?

You can freeze your baked pancake mix muffins. 

Pancake Mix Muffins

Place them in a freezer-safe container and freeze. These will last up to 5 months. 

When you are ready to enjoy, thaw the desired amount and enjoy. You can warm them up in the microwave or eat them at room temperature. 

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What can I mix into Pancake Mix Muffins?

We love chocolate chips in our pancake mix muffins, but there are so many other options you can try like

  • Bananas
  • Dried cranberries
  • Berries
  • Walnuts
  • Fresh fruit
Pancake Mix Muffins

Pancake Mix Muffins

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes

These Pancake Mix Muffins with chocolate chips are one of a kind! These are so easy to make and are pretty much failproof. Mix in your favorite chocolate chips and serve these for breakfast or as a deliciously easy snack.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups powdered pancake mix, “just add water” type
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, plus more for garnish

Instructions

    1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, combine dry pancake mix with sugar.

3. In a medium bowl, mix together eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract until very well combined.

4. Pour egg mixture into your large bowl with your dry mixture and stir well but be sure not to over mix. Small chunks are expected and ok to leave.

5. Fold chocolate chips into the batter gently.

6. Line a muffin pan with muffin liners and fill each to the top with muffin batter.

7. Bake for 18 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted into the center of a muffin and pulled out clean.

8. Let muffins cool before serving and top with fresh fruit if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 338Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 418mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 2gSugar: 31gProtein: 6g

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