Muffins are bakery products originating from the UK. Reporting from FoodReference This cake was first made in the range of the 10th and 11th century in Wales. At that time, many muffins were sold by traditional traders by placing them in baskets that were placed on their heads.

Muffins are classified as quick breads, they are bakery products that are made without going through the process fermentation. Muffins have a characteristic that is the surface of the cracked crust and symmetrical, golden brown crust, crumb pores are not smooth but the size is uniform, lightweight, soft, moist and not requires a large volume of development.

The origin of the word muffin comes from Moofin which was mentioned in the early 1700s. The word moofin is derived from German, Muffen. Muffen comes from the word Muffe which means small cake, while many people also call it Moufflet which means soft.

American-style muffins look more like bread cooked on a special muffin pan. Muffin trays are needed because muffin buns are made from runny dough like pancake dough, not solid dough for bread. Until the end of the 18th century, muffin dough used chemical yeast, pearlash which produced carbon dioxide in the dough. After that baking powder is used to develop the dough, until now.

In the United States, there are three states that have official muffins. Minnesota chooses blueberry muffins, Massachusetts chooses corn muffins, and New York chooses apple muffins. Muffins are best enjoyed while warm. Average French or British people enjoy it in winter, because muffins are often used as a pair of hot drinks.

Interested in making muffins at home? here’s the recipe.

Ingredients :

200 grams of flour

2 teaspoons of baking powder

1 egg

60 grams of refined sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

30 grams of unsalted butter

1/4 teaspoon vanilla paste

150 ml of milk

50 grams of chocolate chips

Preparation :

prepare equipment such as an oven, mixer, muffin paper, several basins and a spatula or whisk. prepare a baking sheet for the dough. Previous muffin trays need to be smeared using margarine evenly.

Set the temperature in the oven to 190 degrees Celsius, don’t forget to press the start button so that the hot temperature in the oven starts running. Then continue to sift the dry ingredients in the recipe. The trick, enter the flour, baking powder and salt into the sieve.Then sift all these ingredients evenly slowly and put them in the same container.

How to make :

  1. To make the dough this time can be done by first preparing a basin and then adding the eggs together with vanilla paste and also liquid milk.
  2. Use the high speed on the mixer to shake this material evenly so that it expands and thickens.
  3. After that, in a container of flour please put in plain butter and stir all these ingredients until they are grained and mixed evenly.
  4.  Then continue this step by pouring the egg bit by bit into the flour mixture while stirring evenly.
  5. Add choco chips to it and by using a spatula stir this material evenly slowly.
  6. after all the mixture is evenly mixed, please put the mixture into a baking sheet that has been covered by using muffin paper and smeared with margarine.
  7. Pour as much as 3/4 of the mixture into the mold and bake the mixture in a pan until cooked and brownish in color.
  8. To find out whether the dough is ripe or not you can stick a toothpick in the middle of the dough and if the dough does not stick to the toothpick when pulled.
  9. Then you can lift this dish, serve it while it’s warm.

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