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German Butter Cream Cake with Egg Liquor

German Butter Cream Cake with Egg Liquor

The German butter cake with egg liquor is an original and authentic German recipe.  The cake or “Torte” consists of a rich butter cream that is enriched with with egg liquor – Eierlikör in German. You would need some baking experience to make this delicious cake. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Butter Cake with Egg Liquor Biscuit … read more …

Authentic Thuringia Style Garlic Soup

Authentic Thuringia Style Garlic Soup

Do you love garlic? If yes, you will love this German soup. The Thuringia style garlic soup is from the German region Thuringia or “Thüringen” – wonderful region in the middle towards the North of Germany. In German we call this soup “Knoblauchsuppe”. Grlic is healthy and when you remove the green part inside the … read more …

Authentic German Apple Cake Recipe with Quark

Authentic German Apple Cake Recipe with Quark

This is a delicious German apple cake recipe with quark especially great for the holidays. Quark or “curd cheese” is easy to make (find the recipe for quark making in this recipe). Alternatively you can use a mix out of sour cream and cream cheese instead of quark. More information about quark:  How to make quark … read more …

Authentic German Kale Soup

Authentic German Kale Soup

German Kale Soup: “Grünkohl” or Kale is a typical German vegetable which is used in many German recipes for seasonal fall or winter recipes. Frozen kale is very convenient for making a soup; use it fresh or frozen, and keep on mind that the cooking time for kale is always quite long.  If you cannot get frozen kale, … read more …

Authentic Rhineland Potato Pancakes

Authentic Rhineland Potato Pancakes

Rhineland Potato pancakes or Reibekuchen, as they call them in the Rhineland dialect, are a traditional German dish that you can find at street booths, at fairs or in restaurants. It is also called “Kartoffelpuffer” or “Kartoffelkuechle”. You enjoy them with apple compote, mashed apples or Sugar beet syrup. potato pancakes are the best when … read more …

German Raffaello Cake with Raspberries

German Raffaello Cake with Raspberries

The German Raffaello Cake is a wonderful cake for the summer months and especially wonderful for Valentine’s Day which is celebrated in Germany with flowers, dinners for two, delicious cakes and desserts, romantic getaways, and special Valentine gifts. It also makes a delightful birthday cake. The German Raffaello cake or you would call it a … read more …

Authentic German Cabbage Soup with Croutons

Authentic German Cabbage Soup with Croutons

Wonderful German cabbage soup that tastes the best when served in fall or winter. Cabbage is a popular fall/winter vegetable in Germany and can be used for many German recipes such as the German cabbage soup with heavy cream. Cabbage contains a lot of Vitamin C and can be preserved easily or make your own … read more …

German Authentic Egg Liquor Muffins Recipe

German Authentic Egg Liquor Muffins Recipe

Do you know how to make egg liquor muffins? Muffins had become very popular in Germany the last years – maybe not as much as in the USA but very popular! The special beverage “Egg liquor” is also very popular, so the combination egg liquor and muffins is quite interesting. Not long ago we posted … read more …

German Cherry Bundt Cake

German 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 …

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 …

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 …