Sunday, October 18, 2009

This calls for a celebration!!

October has become a pretty significant month for me. This year is the 3rd anniversary of my move to Burlington. It's also 6 months out from my ACL surgery! But most important, this past Friday, Oct 16, was Roger's 3rd birthday!! We celebrated the day with extra walks, belly rubs, and cookies.

But the real celebration was on Saturday night: we had a party, complete with good friends and delicious PUPCAKES!!
We got the recipe from our good friend Shawnee's blog.

  • 1 large apple, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup grated cheese
Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 8 oz. low fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
Preheat oven to 375 degrees; grease muffin tins.
In a large bowl, mix flour, oatmeal, baking powder and baking soda together.

In a medium bowl, blend the yogurt, water, oil, honey and eggs.

Stir in apple and cheese.
Add to the flour mixture and stir until mixed.

Spoon into muffin tins, filling each cup about three quarters full.

Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean.

For the frosting, combine cream cheese (at room temperature), honey and yogurt until smooth.
Spread on cooled pupcakes.

I tried to get a picture of him eating one, but he was too fast - this gray blur is all I was able to capture!! I'm not ashamed to admit I tried one myself - a little plain, but with the frosting, they're really good!!

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