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German Cake: Granatsplitter

German Cake: Granatsplitter

The German cake “Granatsplitter” or in English “Chocolate Mountain” is a typical German cake or sweet pastry that is made out of the left overs from cakes and tarts in the bakeries. The cake left overs are mixed with a buttery cream, cocoa, rum and almonds and folded on a bottom piece that is a … read more …

Berliner Donuts - Popular German Pastry

Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany especially around the carnival season (February/March). Let us tell you a bit more about this German tradition of carnival: As you probably know, Germany is the European center for this celebration. Before spring “Karneval”,  “Fasching” or “Fasnacht” will be celebrated in many regions of Germany. In Cologne, … read more …

Wine Custard Cream Dessert - For Your Holiday Menu

Wine Custard Cream Dessert – For Your Holiday Menu

Learn today how to make the Wine Custard Cream Dessert  or “Weinschaumcreme” in German. Some say that this is the German version of the Italian recipe Zabaione. The truth is, it is a traditional and classic German Dessert recipe and especially recommended for a festive Holiday menu. It’s an easy dessert, you don’t need any … read more …

German Apple Strudel - Authentic Original Recipe

German Apple Strudel – Authentic Original Recipe

This is an original and authentic German recipe for apple strudel as they made it in Austria way back when all Germany was ruled by the Emperor. It’s been said that the German apple Strudel dough must be so thin that it is possible to see a love letter shining through on the other side. … read more …

German Sauerkraut Soup - Authentic Recipe

German Sauerkraut Soup – Authentic Recipe

German Sauerkraut Soup – A very tasty and easy to make soup! It is the right soup for these cold evenings in fall or winter. Sauerkraut contains a lot of Vitamin C, and is a typical German winter season vegetable. When combined with Kassler, a German specialty, smoked pork chop, it makes an awesome main … read more …

Aachener Printen - German Christmas Cookie

Aachener Printen – German Christmas Cookie

The Aachener Printen Christmas cookie is a special type of gingerbread that was created 1820 in the city of Aachen. So what is a “Printe”? It comes from english “print” and dutch “prent”. Back then they used a special carved wooden model that what used to print the cookies (see picture of the form). Original … read more …

Underberg Recipes - Cooking with Underberg

Underberg Recipes – Cooking with Underberg

The herbal German digestive “Underberg” has a tradition indeed, and we want to feature today some Underberg recipes. The Underberg story began in 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht and founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at the Town Hall of the German city Rheinberg. Years before Mr Underberg started to develop a drink that was … read more …

Original Dresdner Stollen - Christmas Specialty

Original Dresdner Stollen – Christmas Specialty

Learn today how to make Original Dresdner Stollen which is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany since centuries,  and this is an authentic German recipe. The “Dresdner Stollen” is popular all over the world.  This German cake has its own history. Have you ever asked yourself what it is actually symbolizing? The form of the … read more …

Gaisburger Marsch Eintopf - A Specialty from Stuttgart

Gaisburger Marsch Eintopf – A Specialty from Stuttgart

This original German recipe Gaisburger Marsch Eintopf comes from Swabia, the region around Stuttgart, and from a part that is named Gaisburg. We researched to find out how this delicious soup came about. Here is the story: It is been said that this dish was so popular in the 19th century among the officer candidates that … read more …

German Butter Cake Recipe - Butterkuchen

German Butter Cake Recipe – Butterkuchen

The German Butter Cake is a perfect cake for a baking beginner. In Germany we love simple cakes because they can be made fast. This original German cake recipe is popular throughout Germany. You can vary the recipe by adding sour cherries, apricots or peaches. Just place them into the dough or on the bottom … read more …

Cherry Bundt Cake

Cherry Bundt Cake

The Cherry Bundt Cake is a classic German cake recipe.This cake is also called “Rodonkuchen”, especially in the Northwest of Germany. Some call it ring cake. You can use a variety of cherries for this German cake. If you like to add a glaze mix powdered sugar with Kirsch Schnaps and spread it over the … read more …

Plum Butter or German Pflaumenmus

Plum Butter or German Pflaumenmus

Plum Butter or German Pflaumenmus in German is a German jam specialty and you cannot make this bread spread with some other fruit then the Italian plums or “Zwetschgen” in German. They call it “Powidl” in the Bohemian and Austrian cuisine and it is used not only as a bread spread but also as a … read more …