Saturday, September 6, 2008

Pistachio Cupcakes

Our friends, Sue and Matt had us over for an end of the summer cook out a few days ago. Sue, who is a very good cook, made these tasty cupcakes for desert. I got the recipe for them and share it with you here.

Pistachio Cupcakes

1 box white cake mix
2 boxes instant pistachio pudding
4 eggs
1/2 cup oil
1 cup club soda or seltzer
1 teaspoon almond extract
1- 4 oz jar of cherries, chopped, without juice
1/2 cup minced walnuts

Combine all ingredients except for the cherries and walnuts, after thoroughly mixed, fold in cherries and walnuts.
Bake at 350
Cupcakes 25-30 minutes
Cake 45-50 minutes
Normally it can take longer just be sure the middle is firm, every oven temp is different,
Cover with Powdered Sugar

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