New Year: Walnut Apricot Bundt Cake

To ring in the New Year, my 9-year old and I baked all-day-long.  Most of the appetizers were our usual favorites:  Mom's Baked Brie, Crescent-Wrapped Beef Franks. But, we both wanted to bake the Walnut Apricot Bundt Cake recipe we found in The New York Times.  Apparently ring-shaped foods are symbolic of good luck-- the rings symbolize the year's coming full circle, and eternity. Lucky for us, we had all of the ingredients on hand (even buttermilk) so we could immediately satisfy our baking desires.  Interestingly enough, we realized the … [Read more...]