Definition of muffin
: a quick bread made of batter containing egg and baked in a pan having cuplike molds
Recent Examples of muffin from the Web
In the non-farm category, choose from among baklava, muffins, and Ethiopian, Indian and Middle Eastern spices.
To serve, remove from muffin tin and/or wrapper and leave at room temperature for 8-10 minutes.
McKinley’s opened as a branch of Dallas’ Celebrity Bakery and has continued the traditions of specialty cookies, muffins, layer cakes and pies.
Per serving (1 muffin): 211 calories, 13.5g carbohydrate, 5.5g protein, 16g fat (4.5g saturated), 40mg sodium, 2.5g fiber.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers of muffins comes out clean.
Generously coat mini-muffin tins with cooking spray.
There’s also some hair tucks and muffin-top smooth overs.
Chefs and co-owners Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp worked with head brewer Stephan Mance at the Lincoln Avenue brewery, adding about 50 muffins to the beer mash.
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Origin and Etymology of muffin
probably from Low German muffen, plural of muffe cake
First Known Use: 1703See Words from the same year
MUFFIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of muffin for English Language Learners
: a small bread or cake that is usually eaten at breakfast
MUFFIN Defined for Kids
Definition of muffin for Students
: a bread made of batter containing eggs and baked in a small cup-shaped container
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