an individual cup-shaped quick bread made with wheat flour, cornmeal, or the like, and baked in a pan (muffin pan ) containing a series of cuplike forms.
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How to use muffin in a sentence
She has baked delicious blueberry muffins for me to eat during this interview.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town | E. Jean Carroll | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This past weekend, my 5-year-old boy and I made blueberry muffins from scratch.
Peel it, chop it, steam or boil it and turn it into muffins, or pie, or biscuits or a curry or soup.
“Hey, muffins,” he calls to his children, with a “wince of mortification” at the whole scene.
And if you love the muffins at Starbucks, boy, does that turn out to be alarming news.Negative Supreme Court Decision Will Make Obamacare Appear a Mistake | Eric Alterman | March 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The boys were superintending the baking of a pan of muffins in a sheet-iron oven, while two swinging-lanterns gave them light.The Rival Campers Afloat | Ruel Perley Smith
Nor had she said very much more as we had eaten the hot muffins and drunk the tea Kitty had provided.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
As a specimen of his art, we had him make muffins and tea that evening.Left on Labrador | Charles Asbury Stephens
For a long time I thought it was going to be all tea and muffins and pianoforte.Mystic London: | Charles Maurice Davies
Mrs. Miller makes the best muffins I ever tasted, and she had some ready mixed, and nothing to do but put them on the griddle.
British Dictionary definitions for muffin
British a thick round baked yeast roll, usually toasted and served with butter
US and Canadian a small cup-shaped sweet bread roll, usually eaten hot with butter
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