Baking cups (aka muffin cups) are used to line muffin and cupcake tins when making cupcakes, muffins or fairy cakes. Their use generally replaces greasing or greasing and flouring the cups.
A muffin tin is a series of metal cups connected by a flat metal surface. The cups connect to the metal surface at the lip of each cup. It is used to make cupcakes, and American-style muffins.
Muffins can be like bread or like cake. The muffins “native” to the UK are like bread. English Muffins use yeast as the leavener. In North America, an English-style muffin is called an English Muffin. In the UK, an American-style muffin is often called an American muffin. American muffins are more like a cake. They…