Origin of muffin
Examples from the Web for muffin
None, however, rival “Muffin Top” for sheer absurdity—and genius.
They adored their “Muffie,” as they called her, short for “Muffin.”Moon Men: The Private Lives of Neil Armstrong and Pals in “Togethersville”|Lily Koppel|September 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Manhattan is denser than an English muffin, but America is filled with emptiness.
Ideal Meal: Edamame and pomegranate seeds (wonderful for energy), paired with a whole-grain English muffin.
And all of them dwarfed the FDA's dainty definition of a muffin serving (two ounces).
Mary, who was toasting a muffin to hotter crispness before the fire, turned a thin, flushed face at the announcement.The Confounding of Camelia|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Bake in greased shallow pan or muffin tins in moderate oven about 25 minutes.New Royal Cook Book|Anonymous
Blue Crest had a muffin with strawberry jam on it, and she perched on the end of her plate and pecked away in perfect delight.Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday|Frances Hodgson Burnett
If it had been a biscuit, it would not have mattered; but muffin and pudder.A Book about Doctors|John Cordy Jeaffreson
I saw the withered old hand disappear with a muffin in it in the direction of the old mouth, and at this point I entered.My Doggie and I|R.M. Ballantyne