This rustic cake is a delicious sweet nothings alternative to pie and uses one of the tastiest fruits of the fall harvest—cranberries. The basic recipe is very versatile and can be made with apples, pears, peaches, plums or any full-flavored, slightly acidic fruit. Just arrange the fruit in the skillet before you pour the batter over it. The cake is best served warm; if you can, put it in the oven just before you sit down to dinner.
This tasty wild rice dish starts with sautéed celery and onions mixed with sweet apples and cranberries. This combination, topped with toasted pecans, sage and a hint of heat makes a flavorful addition to any meal. Along with having a short prep time of 25 minutes and cook time of 20 minutes this is a wonderful savory side and fits perfectly into our 400 – 600 calorie meals.