If I happened to get stranded on that infamous desert island one day, and only one dessert was available, let it be German Chocolate Cake. The Practical Cook’s Mom kindly made one for my birthday, and that recipe is coming later. For now, let us behold the instant gratification that is Ben and Jerry’s Fair Goodness Sake Limited Batch Ice Cream.
Don’t worry, Gentle Readers, I have taken it upon myself to taste this confection, to spare you from any upset. I pronounce it, tasty. There are chunks of cake, and a nice coconutty chew. If you don’t like coconut, don’t come knocking. The chocolate flavor is light, as is befitting the German chocolate part of the equation, and there is a nice balance in the force.
Would I buy this again? Probably, but I’m not sure it’s safe to have it in my house. It is good, very good, but my love for the baked good greatly outweighs my love for ice cream. And to be even more candid, I tend to prefer vanilla based ice creams (Butter Pecan, things with a salty element to balance, or my all-time fave of Black Walnut with sliced bananas mixed in). My favorite chocolate is Haagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter. So that’s the context of my taste test.
Good, but I’m not shouting from the rooftop. Calorically speaking, I’d rather save it for one perfect chocolate chip cookie, or some Geer Street fries.
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