Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins + muffin facts you need in your life

Did you know that the blueberry muffin is the official state muffin of Minnesota?

I lived there for two years, and did not know that.

It appears that our love affair with the small cake aka muffin as we know it, is first recorded in 1703

spelled Moofin (“I would like a MOOFIN with my Venti iced chai”, yeah, I am sure that is how they were

saying it) probably tracing back to Muffe (German small cake) plural:Muffen.

Now we’re getting closer.

Before you are amazed by my bazinga-like fondness of nerdy muffin facts, I will reassure you that I

am no History major.  But I do like to know the origin of things, and words.  And I can look stuff up on

Wikipedia like nobody’s business.

Did you know that the corn muffin is the official state muffin of Massachusetts? Who knew?

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