Monday, November 19, 2007

Cranberry Pecan Cupcakes

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Cake mix - 2 cups
Vegetable oil - ½ cup
Whole milk - ½ cup
Vanilla extract - ½ tspn
Egg whites - 2
Fresh Cranberries - ½ cup washed and curshed
Pecans - ½ cup toasted and crushed
Orange zest - 3 tspn
Take a large bowl add Whisked egg whites,Vanilla extract,milk,vegetable oil and beat until fluffy .Add crushed cranberries, crushed pecan,orange zest to this.Now add the mix to the egg whites and beat for a cake batter consistency. Pre heat oven to 350°F
Fill the muffin tray with paper baking liners.Place a tspn of into the bottom of each paper cups and add peacan ,cranberries above to that and fill with the batter upto ¾th in each .Top with the rest of the cranberries and pecan pieces..Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.Insert a tooth pick in the center of the cupcake.If it comes out clean then transfer the tray to the wire rack and allow cupcakes to cool.
If you like, fill with your favourite frosting.
This is my entry for the event cupcake-hero-november hosting by the hostess Laurie of quirky cupcake.


Asha said...

Great looking Thanksgiving dessert!:))
Happy Thanksgiving.

Linda said...

These look yummy Vineela! So good I wouldn't even need frosting (and I am a frosting gal) :) Thanks for sharing the recipe. Hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving :)

Indira said...

They look so cute and festive Vineela. I just want to grab one of them and go yum.:)

Snehal said...

oooh pecans and cranberries! two of my favs! those cupcakes look very colourful and delish ... a lot like some glamorous mithai with almonds and rose petals :)

Latha Narasimhan said...

Lovely looking cakes! Mouthwatering! Slurp! Slurp! :D

Menu Today said...

Hi Vineela,
So colourful. Shall I take one from screen????

Happy cook said...

Love them. Looks delicious

Athreya said...

Nice recipie. Glad I stumbled upon your site..

Mandira said...

it looks so colorful and delicious :)Hope you had a good thanksgiving.

Latha Narasimhan said...

Vineela dear, you are tagged for a meme! check my blog for details! :)

archana said...

A very good looking one here. Can't resist telling this all over again, i am so glad to see you back Vineela.