Use Your Muffin Tin For These 11 Kitchen Hacks

That muffin tin taking up space in your cabinet has more uses than for just baking cupcakes and muffins. In a room such as the kitchen, where no matter how large or small it seems space is always at a premium, multi-functional equipment is always of value.

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For the muffin tin, its inexpensive price tag makes it accessible for most bakers, but its many uses, like for baking individual casseroles, mini meatloaves, hard-boiling eggs (without boiling them), condiment bars, bacon bowls, pizza puffs, and even a kitchen organizer means it is one kitchen basic that once its potential is unlocked, is necessary.

Whether you paint and decorate your muffin tin for display or use it for baking, its many uses are sure to keep your tin in constant use both in and out of the kitchen. For more hacks using a muffin tin, check out our 11 favorite, and hopefully they will inspire you to discover your own extra uses for this surprisingly versatile kitchen tool.

Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.