Baking disaster

So, this is how my first cake for my son’s new school Fall Festival turned out:-( It tasted absolutely divine, and it had a whole bottle of maple syrup, 4 free range Olly eggs, Kerrygold butter and over a cup of walnuts in it. About $15 just in ingredients! Not to mention time….but alas, despite…

Admitting defeat to the almighty black walnut…

Let me start by saying that I love nuts, of all kinds, hence the little chestnut obsession. Walnuts, the regular kind, are actually one of my favorites and always remind me of Christmas. Dad would buy a big bag of them, in their shells, and many an evening over the holidays would be spent by…