Muffins vs Cupcakes: What’s the difference?

In my last post for honey, orange and ginger muffins I mentioned how I never really know whether to name my recipes muffins or cupcakes, when really, they could very much be either. It would have still worked if I’d called them honey, orange and ginger cupcakes, right? There are no rules as such, and there seems to be a lot of overlap. So what is the difference between muffins and cupcakes? I decided to find out. Continue reading