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Muffins are tasty hot breads made from thick batters with
This form of
hot bread, may be baked in
a loaf pan or in individual tins. Use them as additions to meals, or to
make change in your weekly menu. They are usually enjoyed by
nearly every one.
TIPS: It is an excellent plan to be
able to substitute
thing for another in recipes of this kind, and this may be done if the
materials are used in correct proportion. For example:
the taste of molasses
undesirable, honey, jam or any other liquid (regular milk, sour milk, yogurt or even fruit juice) may be
substituted for it.
recipe in which regular milk is used may be made with sour milk or
yogurt. If you are using sour milk or yogurt, just keep in mind that
you have to use baking
soda instead of baking powder.
- If fresh blueberries are not
you can use frozen blueberries or any other available fruit you like.
paper cups are round sheets of paper, foil or
metal, with scallop-pressed edges, giving the muffin a round cup shape.
Their shape can be compared to that of a disposable coffee filter.
Muffin paper cups are used to line the bottoms of muffin pans, used in
the baking of muffins to facilitate the easy removal of the finished
pastry from the muffin tin.
The advantage to cooks is easier removal and cleanup, more precise
form, and moister muffins; however, using them will prevent a crust.
|Did You Know?
muffin is a type of bread that is baked in small portions. Many forms
are somewhat like small cakes or cupcakes in shape, although they
usually are not as sweet as cupcakes and generally lack frosting.
Savory varieties, such as cornbread muffins, also exist. They generally
fit in the palm of an adult hand, and are intended to be consumed by an
individual in a single sitting.
In Commonwealth countries muffin can also refer to a disk-shaped
English muffin. As American-style muffins are also sold in Commonwealth
countries, the term muffin can refer to either product, with the
context usually making clear which is meant.
There are many varieties and flavors of muffins made with a specific
ingredient such as blueberries, chocolate chips, cucumbers, raspberry,
cinnamon, pumpkin, date, nut, lemon, banana, orange, peach, strawberry,
boysenberry, almond, and carrot, baked into the muffin. Muffins are
often eaten for breakfast; alternatively, they may be served for tea or
at other meals.
You can combine healthy
eating with regular physical
activity every day for better health.
It is estimated that 30 to 40 % of all cancers can
be prevented by eating well, being active and staying at a healthy
weight. Adults need 30 to 60 minutes of daily physical activity.
Children should be active for at least 90 minutes a day. Walking,
skating, cycling, running, swimming, playing soccer or other sports -
it all adds up.