Definition of 'muffin'
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Example sentences containing 'muffin'
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It can make a great grain substitute when baking muffins or cakes. The Sun (2017)Increasingly used in blends to add colour and flavour to cakes and muffins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Let me show you how to butter your muffin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gently press the centre of the cake or muffin with your fingertip. The Sun (2012)Gently press the pieces into a buttered nonstick muffin tray and shape them round the sides of each cup. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Butter the toasted muffins, then arrange the ham on top. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How did the greedy columnist find the blueberry muffin he'd been saving for the afternoon? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Go and get me a blueberry muffin; then come and find me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Can also be steamed, boiled or used in baking carrot cake or muffins. The Sun (2009)For me, the best way has been using oat bran in baking muffins. The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)Lightly toast and butter the muffins, then put a couple of slices of salmon on each half. The Sun (2016)A latte and a blueberry muffin can blow almost 700 calories in one trip. The Sun (2013)Quarter of a blueberry muffin: 140 calories. The Sun (2010)A decade ago if you wanted to make a blueberry muffin, you would have struggled to find the fresh fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some days it's so bad I have to consume more than one blueberry muffin. The Sun (2008)She's the one who always had blueberry muffins for me when I visited. Christianity Today (2000)For supper I offered them a sweet potato muffin, but their faces said it all. The Sun (2013)
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Used Rarely. muffin is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'muffin'
British English: muffin NOUN
Muffins are small, round, sweet cakes, usually with fruit or bran inside. They are often eaten with butter for breakfast.
...breakfasts of pancakes, blueberry muffins, eggs, and bacon.
Definition of muffin from the Collins English Dictionary
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