Muffin Firmness & Elasticity
firmness, relaxation, elasticity
The AIB muffin test is used to measure differences in the crumb of muffins made with two different types of egg ingredient. Elasticity is measured as a factor of relaxation after a set compression distance. The stiffness and firmness of the crown of the muffins is also compared using a blade to cut through the crust and into the crumb.