By Jennifer McHenry on July 12, 2012One of my favorite things about New York City is that there is no shortage of amazing bakeries. After we moved here, I told myself that I would visit as many as possible. That’s a tall order. But, I do it in the name of all the baked goods in the city. How unselfish, right? In the West Village, there’s […]
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 December 29, 2011One of my favorite cakes is the always reliable German chocolate cake with coconut-pecan frosting. Not very creative, I know. But, what can I say? I like what I like. Unfortunately for me, coconut is most definitely not what Quinn likes.