Optimize the life of your muffin trays. Whether they are still serving their main purpose – baking muffins – or are ready for a new life, old and new muffin tins will simplify your life in sometimes fun, sometimes original and always practical ways. From helping you bring order back in your life and the parts of the house most well-known for being messy and cooking incredible and fun surprising meals to doing arts and crafts with your kids and even growing plants, muffin trays might very well become a very valuable object in your home and even in your garden!
So if you don’t have extra pans that you are not actually using to bake muffins and cupcakes, you might want to head to the store to get some new ones. You are about to discover everything that can be done with them! Here are brilliant ideas to make the most of your muffin pans.
12. Snack Tray
Make perfectly portioned assorted snacks for your child’s play dates or everyday munch-time.
11. Stuffed Peppers Holder
Make odd numbers of stuffed peppers and never have them tilt and spill again.
10. Condiments Organizer
Summer garden party barbecue made easy.
9. Make Lemon Ice Cubes
Fresh, tasty ice cubes every time.
8. Hardware Storage
Never waste time looking for the right screw again.
7. A mini-planter
Just the cutest thing.
6. Make Mini Taco Bowls
Just cut tortillas, bake them in a muffin pan filled or empty and you’ve got yourself the perfect finger food.
5. Or Any Other kind
Breakfast bites, bacon cups, eggs bites, mini pies, mac and cheese cups, perfect little corn dogs and the list goes on.
4. Recycle Old Broken Crayons
Recycle old broken crayons by melting the little pieces together in a muffin pan and making new ones.
3. Make Cookie Cups
The ultimate ice cream cup.
2. Paint tray
Keep it mess-free.
1. Freeze Oatmeal in Portions
Perfect to save time in the morning and individual portioning. Do the same with soups and broths.
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