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A Muffins Trivia Worth Munching On

Who doesn't love a lovely warm, fresh batch of muffins straight from the oven. Let's play this tantalizing trivia and find out how much we actually know about these beauties...
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The Egg McMuffin served as a breakfast sandwich at Mc Donald's was invented in 1972. The egg is cooked in a plastic mold to hold the circular shape.
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Cupcakes are sweeter and the batter is mostly rich in sugar, butter and eggs, like cake batter. They are mostly eaten as desserts. Muffins are eaten as breakfast items and are not loaded with sugar and calories.
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Muffins can be prepared savory or sweet by altering the ingredients in the batter. For savory, meats, cold cuts, cheese, vegetables, etc. are added while for sweet - fruits, chocolate, etc. are added.
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Perfect muffins are those with uniform round domes. They need to be baked until golden brown. Inside needs to be soft, moist and light.
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English muffins are typical breakfast muffins. They are flat, unsweetened muffins that are sliced horizontally and then buttered, toasted, and topped with eggs, ham or even jam.
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In earlier times, pot ash was used to bring about leavening. Today, English muffins use yeast as their leavening agent, whereas, American muffins use baking soda.
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Minnesota's official muffin is the blueberry muffin, while the corn muffin forms the official state muffin of Massachusetts. Apple muffin is New York's official state muffin.
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Bran muffins are healthier versions of muffins. They call for lesser flour and make use of healthy wheat bran. Instead of white sugar, molasses or brown sugar is used.
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Muffins have originated from Europe and have been introduced to the States by European travelers. It's also a popularly loved food item in Canada.
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Poppy seeds are harvested from  opium plant. Though thoroughly cleaned before being sold, they may have traces of opium extract in them, which may show up as a positive in a drug test.
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Cornbread muffins are popular side dishes during a Southern barbecue and often enjoyed with meats, roasts, and gravy. It's light, fluffy and delicious.
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To prepare healthy nutritious muffins you can use whole wheat flour or add bran to the batter. Load it with veggies, meats, etc. and raise its nutritional content.
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 Priya Johnson

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Foodie Flavours, The Creative Exchange, Food Photographer David Fedulov, Anthony Espinosa