Slideshow: Ask The Pastry Chef: What To Eat At Huckleberry in Santa Monica

Caramel Pecan Brownie ($4)
Caramel Pecan Brownie ($4)
“We all grew up eating brownies," Zoe says. "It’s a classic comfort food treat and is awesome with a big glass of milk.” This is a relatively new item for the bakery.
Maple Nut Pies ($5)
Maple Nut Pies ($5)
“I love pecan pie, but wanted to do something a little bit different. I love the flavors of lots of different nuts; they cut the sweetness of the pie, as does the little bit of orange zest we use.”
Fruit Tart ($7)
Fruit Tart ($7)
"We are a farmers’ market bakery, so we’re always using fantastic fruit from the market, be it summer blueberries or midwinter persimmon. There’s always something really, really fun and we try to make something a little different with what’s in season. These change weekly depending on what’s at the market.”
Salted Caramel Square ($2.50)
Salted Caramel Square ($2.50)
“These have become Huckleberry. They started out as little teeny cookies done for Rustic Canyon when I was the pastry chef. When we opened Huckleberry, we started doing these in a larger format. It’s become a huge obsession. They’ve been at weddings and baby showers. It’s amazing to see these become a part of people’s lives!”