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firmness, relaxation, elasticity

Muffin Firmness & 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.