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Friday, November 20, 2009

Cranberry Thanksgiving Morning Recipe

Thanksgiving mornings are normally frantic with all the cooks in the kitchen and so much to do. Either you are headed out the door or you are expecting guest. You still have to eat and here is a super recipe for Thanksgiving morning.
Cranberry Thanksgiving Morning Recipe

For The Cake:
1/2 cup light margarine
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 egg whites
1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (leftover from thankgiving!)
1/2 cup sliced almonds (optional)

For The Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1. In a mixing bowl, cream margarine. Gradually add sugar beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and egg whites beating after each addition. Add almond extract. Set aside.

2. Combine flour and baking powder in measuring cup. Add to sugar mixture alternately with yogurt beginning and ending with flour mixture.

3. Pour batter into a muffin pan coated with non-stick cooking spray and dusted with flour. (Or use muffin cups.) Spoon cranberry sauce evenly over batter; sprinkle with almonds.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until muffins are done (check by inserting a toothpick until it come out clean). Make glaze: combine all glaze ingredients in a small bowl and stir until smooth. Drizzle muffins with glaze.

found on the website MR. Breakfast

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