Muffin

A muffin (sometimes American-style muffin outside the US) is an American English name for a type of semi-sweet cake or quick bread that is baked and generally single-serving. They are similar to cupcakes, although they are usually less sweet and lack frosting. They may have sweet fillings, such as chocolate, toffee, lemons, or blueberries. Savory varieties, such as cornbread muffins or cheese muffins or sometimes just plain muffins, also exist.

Outside the United States, muffin can also refer to a disk-shaped muffin, usually called an English muffin outside the United Kingdom. As American-style muffins are also sold in Commonwealth countries, the term muffin can refer to either product, with the context usually making clear which is meant.

There are many varieties and flavors of muffins made with a specific ingredient such as blueberries, chocolate chips, raspberry, cinnamon, pumpkin, date, nut, lemon, banana, orange, peach, strawberry, boysenberry, almond, and carrot, baked into the muffin. Muffins are often eaten for breakfast; alternatively, they may be served for tea or at other meals.

Read more about Muffin:  History, Muffin Cups, Muffins As Symbols

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