A muffin is an individually-sized quick bread. They can be sweet or savoury and are popular accompaniments for coffee and eaten for breakfast or as a snack.
An English muffin is different to a traditional muffin, they are leavened and much flatter. They are usually toasted, covered in butter and served for breakfast. Despite the name, they originate from New York City.
Did you know, some states have official state muffins?
The state muffin of Massachusetts is the corn muffin
The state muffin of New York is the apple muffin
The state muffin of Minnesota is the blueberry muffin