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Hide 'N Seek Muffins

Duration: any

Age: toddler, child, parent

Skill for Bub: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Parties and Celebrations


A sweet surprise is in store for those who bite into these fun-filled muffins.

Children will just adore “hiding” secret ingredients in these easy-to-make muffins. Make the muffin mix from a store-bought brand or from scratch:


1 ½ cups of flour
2 teaspoons baking power
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 ½ tablespoons melted butter

Secret ingredient: Consider chocolate kisses, blueberries, sliced strawberries, apples, or bananas


  • Preheat the oven to 190 C degrees.
  • Have your child help you pour the dry ingredients into a medium-size mixing bowl.
  • In a small bowl, combine wet ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients together and help your child mix together until smooth.
  • Help your child fill a paper-lined muffin pan with the batter.
  • Allow him to decide which secret ingredient should go in the middle.
  • Allow him to push it down into the center of each muffin.
  • Bake the muffins for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Let the muffins cool on a bakers rack for at least 10 minutes.