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A muffin is an individual-sized, baked product. It can refer to two distinct items, a part-raised flatbread and a cupcake-like quickbread. The flatbread is of British or European derivation, and dates from at least the early 18th century, while the quickbread originated in North America during the 19th century. Both are common ...


Mar 31, 2017 ... For today's Did You Know we will look at Muffin fun facts like there was a muffin man that went door to door delivering English muffins along Drury Lane.


Muffin Trivia: Food Reference Food Facts & Trivia, History, Recipes, Quotes, Food Art, Food Festivals, Cooking Schools.


Fun Fact: The term Muffin-top originated as Australian slang in mid-2003. Soon it became popular throughout the English speaking world. The word roughly “ describes the roll of excess flesh spilling out primarily in front but possibly all around ones waist”. The Oxford English Dictionary added the term to its revised online ...


Dec 7, 2014 ... “Healthful” muffin recipes using whole grains and such “natural” things as yoghurt and various vegetables evolved rapidly. But for “healthful” muffins to have any shelf life without artificial preservatives, the sugar and fat content needed to be increased. The rising market for gourmet snacks to accompany ...


Jun 2, 2011 ... 1) The yeast-free, dense muffin that commuters eat in their cars today dates back to the 19th century. 2) A decline in home baking, health fads and a trend toward gourmet coffee throughout the '70s and '80s significantly increased the popularity of muffins, but also created a need for preservatives—such as ...


Minnesota designated the blueberry muffin as the official state muffin in 1988 at the request of a third-grade class from South Terrace Elementary School in Carlton, Minnesota.


Fun Fact. A group of children helped bring about a Minnesota law giving the blueberry muffin recognition. As part of a study of state foods in a social studies class, third-graders from Carlton, Minnesota's South Terrace Elementary School suggested that the blueberry muffin should be the official state muffin. Acting on the ...


Learn some fun facts about blueberries. What state has the blueberry muffin as its state muffin?