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1A small domed spongy cake made with eggs and baking powder.‘blueberry muffins’
- ‘Or combine candied and raw ginger in muffins, cookies and spice cake.’
- ‘As he regained his breath, he could smell the blueberry muffins and another familiar pastry baking in the kitchen.’
- ‘A waitress came over and I ordered a hot chocolate with a blueberry muffin.’
- ‘Or complement your protein shake with a fat-free bran muffin to add another 5-7 grams.’
- ‘As every baker knows, a muffin is a small cake that rises above its metal container.’
- ‘Today he's been in her favorite coffee shop and learned what she got everyday; a large black coffee and a blueberry muffin.’
- ‘Shredded or chopped zucchini blends seamlessly into a variety of dishes from soups and stir frys to moist cakes and muffins.’
- ‘And they are invariably foods high in calories, like muffins and cookies and cakes.’
- ‘They also transform cakes and muffins into delightful sweet treats - as in the following recipes.’
- ‘Prairie people welcome the first rhubarb of the season to use in cakes, pies, muffins, jams and relishes.’
- ‘I have a pretty good idea what it will be like, since I have tried low carb muffins, chocolate cake, crisps, chocolate and breakfast snacks.’
- ‘For simple fare, try sugar cookies, doughnuts, muffins or coffee cake with coffee and cocoa or hot spiced cider.’
- ‘Anything too easy to make at home such as muffins and regular cakes will not sell as readily.’
- ‘When doubled over and obsessing about banana chocolate chip muffins, the last thing on my mind is yoga.’
- ‘We are sending you a Guide with 10 tips to combat constipation and a special low-fat pumpkin bran muffin recipe.’
- ‘Bake the muffins for about 20 minutes, or until domed and nicely golden.’
- ‘Use it to replace cornmeal in recipes for cornbread or for corn muffins.’
- ‘Trans fats are in everything from chocolate bars, cookies, cakes, muffins, crackers, chips, French fries and the list goes on.’
- ‘There is a wide range of sandwiches, quiches, home-made pies, salads, muffins, cakes etc. and very reasonable prices.’
- ‘Homer should eat a whole-grain muffin instead, or at least add fresh fruit.’
2North American A flat circular spongy bread roll made from yeast dough and eaten split, toasted, and buttered.
- ‘Split the muffins or ciabatta and lightly toast or grill the insides only.’
- ‘There were no crumpets to be had, and the hot buttered muffins were tepid and rubbery.’
- ‘For serving, muffins are toasted back and front and then split with the fingers by easing them apart at the joint all the way round.’
- ‘‘Split muffin filled with your choice, topped with cheese and toasted to perfection’ -- so said the menu.’
- ‘He had two English muffins for breakfast, as he always did.’
- ‘She makes some bread, or muffins, or flat cakes, and we eat them with juice or with water.’
- ‘I like to make fresh soda bread, scones and muffins, and some American visitors request pancakes for breakfast.’
- ‘You can then squeeze out the roasted garlic onto crackers or an English muffin.’
- ‘Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Toast the English muffin in the toaster.’
- ‘For toasting, pull the muffins apart and toast on both sides.’
- ‘Split the baps, buns or muffins horizontally, dip their cut sides in the cooking juices in the grill pan then pile on the chunks of pork.’
- ‘To assemble, toast the split muffins lightly on both sides.’
- ‘Toast the muffin slices lightly on both sides and butter them.’
Early 18th century: of unknown origin.
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