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A Muffin Pan’s Many Uses

Have you ever thought about different ways to use a muffin pan/cupcake tin?

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Well, we all know to use a muffin tin for fabulous muffins and cupcakes…

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However,  there are practically limitless ways to use these exceptional pans!

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I love this idea for freezing leftover soup in muffin pans.
Since we home school, we are most often at home for lunch, and soup works great for lunches.

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Just pop them out when they are frozen and put in a freezer bag,
then microwave for a quick meal.

Muffin and cupcake pans are awesome for organization as well.

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Keeping a junk or desk drawer tidy

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Keeping little girls’ hair accessories separated

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 Keeping jewelry organized

Doing a search on Pinterest gave some more fantastic ideas for using all the muffin pans you could come up with:Mini quiches

I’m sure there are tons more ideas out there, but hopefully this will give you some new ideas. I know it did me!

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I started using silicone muffin pans because my old metal pans were hard to clean and I wouldn’t get them dry enough, and they would rust. Now I’ve learned to put my pans back in the still warm oven after I wash them, so they get nice and dry and don’t rust.  The silicone bakeware requires special care with handling because it’s floppy and can get punctured, so here is a link for some information that is helpful in taking care of it.