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Food glossary

Muffins

Muffins

There are 2 different types of muffins:

American style muffins

Individual sweet round cakes, baked in deep tins which give them their characteristic shape. A wide variety of different flavours are available including chocolate, blackcurrant and blueberry.

Uses: Serve with morning coffee, afternoon tea or enjoy at any time of the day as a snack.

To store: Keep in a cool dry place and eat by the best before date. Waitrose American style muffins are suitable for home freezing.

English muffins

Individual bread-like rounds that were traditionally served during winter as part of afternoon tea. Wholemeal and white muffins are available from Waitrose.

Uses: Split and lightly toast on each side for 2 minutes or until golden brown and spread with butter and marmalade or jam. Alternatively use as a base for mini pizzas or top with sandwich toppings. Toast and top with scrambled eggs and smoked salmon for a tasty brunch.

To store: Keep in a cool, dry place and eat by the best before date. Waitrose muffins are suitable for home freezing.