Firstly, fairy cakes are smaller than cupcakes. Fairy cakes, now, are often drizzled with icing (and sometimes topped with sprinkles) rather than piled high with a rosette of buttercream or cream cheese frostings that American-style cupcakes are famous for.
Also asked, is there a difference between a muffin pan and a cupcake pan?
Another difference is that a muffin pan sometimes appear deeper and has straighter sides while cupcake pans have a standard shape. The actual difference between a muffin pan and a cupcake pan lies in the batter and the usage. Also, many people use the same pan to bake their muffins and cupcakes.
What is the difference between an English muffin and a crumpet?
Crumpets are made only using baking soda, where as English muffins are made with yeast or sourdough (and occasionally a little baking soda to help things along). Crumpets are cooked only on one side, so the bottom is flat and toasted while the top is speckled with holes (delicious, butter-absorbing holes).
Is a muffin bread?
Flatbread muffins are often served toasted for breakfast. Flatbread muffins are typically eaten as a breakfast food. The flatbread muffin is a type of yeast-leavened bread; generally about 4 in (10 cm) round and 1.5 in (3.8 cm) tall.