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Good Morning December

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Good Morning the first day of December and what a beautiful start.
I never am prepared for the ending of November and the start of December.  Every year my plan is to have the house decorated, the goody boxes ready to mail, and the Christmas cards signed-sealed-ready to mail.  But, as always I have resolved to prepare things as they come.
In the meantime, I have a great recipe to share, 'Apple Cranberry Cake'.  It is easy and one that I have adapted using goat's milk butter and strained goat's milk yoghurt (this has the consistency of sour cream).  It is a beautiful dessert.
Ingredients:
12 oz. fresh cranberries, rinsed and check for stems
1 apple, peeled, cored, and diced (I used Arkansas Black.  They
are a little tart and a little sweet.)
1/2 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1 Tablespoon grated orange zest (about 2 oranges)
1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
1 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
2 large eggs, room temperature
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 stic…