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.
By Jennifer McHenry on February 15, 2012Layered bars are not a new baking sensation. They’ve been around for ages. What I love about them is how easy they are to vary. Change up the crust or the filling or the topping, and you’ve got a new sweet treat suited specifically to your tastes!
By Jennifer McHenry on February 12, 2012I don’t have the data to back it up, but I would venture to say that peanut butter and chocolate has to be one of the most popular flavor combinations out there. Surely it’s in the top ten. It’s certainly in my top few. The advantage of that kind of popularity is that the baking world has no shortage of […]