By Jennifer McHenry on May 23, 2012
As a big fan of all things brown sugar, I can really get behind a good blondie. These are a bit different from the traditional in that they are baked in muffin pans, much like cupcakes.
Of course, doing that doesn't make them automatically have the normal texture of a cupcake. They are still dense and very much blondies. In fact, you can bake them in the more traditional way by using a square baking pan.
By Jennifer McHenry on March 13, 2012Brown sugar is one of my favorite baking ingredients. Everything is way behind chocolate on that list, but brown sugar is pretty close to the top. Combine that with how much I like baking bars, and you get these beauties. I’ve lamented before that cashews often get overlooked in baking. (If you agree, check out this or maybe this.) What […]
By Jennifer McHenry on February 21, 2012
I have always adored traditional German chocolate cake. My mother used to bake one for me for special occasions and for some ordinary days, too. Of course, the very best part is the frosting. I'm not even sure I need the cake. Just give me a little bowl of frosting, and I could be happy as can be.
With these blondies, we have all the components of that fantastic frosting. Pecans, coconut, brown sugar, and butter come together to make a pan full of bars very reminiscent of my childhood love. Plus, I threw in some chocolate chips for good measure.