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Popular German Recipes
Bavarian Ham Hocks - Roasted Pork Knuckles

Bavarian Ham Hocks – Roasted Pork Knuckles

Bavarian Ham hocks is a traditional and authentic German Bavarian specialty and is not just served at the Oktoberfest. In Germany we call this dish “Schweinshaxe” – Haxe is another name for “leg”, and Schwein means “pig”. Ham hocks are also called Eisbein, Hachse, Haxe, or Stelze. And in Bavarian it is a “Hax’n”. The … read more …

German Old Fashioned Apple Cake

German Old Fashioned Apple Cake

If you like apple cakes then you must try this German Old Fashioned Apple Cake. Authentic German recipe. It does not need any special ingredients so you can make it any day. Enjoy this cake with a cup of coffee or tea, and serve it with whipped cream or a warm Vanilla Sauce  with some … read more …

German Red Cabbage with Pears

German Red Cabbage with Pears

This might sound like an unusual recipe for red cabbage but the combination od red cabbage and pears is really good! Make this  German red cabbage with pears as a delicious side dish for goulash, beef roast or any beef or pork dish with gravy. It is a perfect combination with dumplings, Spaetzle or mashed … read more …

Berliner Donuts - Popular German Pastry

Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany and they are super popular 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 … read more …

Austrian Rum Balls Rumkugeln in German

Austrian Rum Balls Rumkugeln in German

These Austrian Rumballs, or in German, “Rumkugeln” are almost mandatory for Christmas but, in our opinion, they taste awesome throughout the year. The rum balls are made after a traditional Austrian recipe from the ancient times, when Franz Josef I. used to be the Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, King of Bohemia, and monarch … read more …

Marmorkuchen Marble Cake - Authentic German Cake

Marmorkuchen Marble Cake – Authentic German Cake

The German Marmorkuchen Marble cake is one of these typical cakes that are a “must have” for the traditional “coffee and cake” on Sunday afternoon. This is the traditional “Kaffee und Kuchen” time. German families and friends like to meet Sunday afternoons to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a piece of cake. … read more …

German Pastry Donauwellen Cake

German Pastry Donauwellen Cake

This is a very special cake or pastry – The German Pastry Donauwelle Cake – in English it would be called the “Danube wave cake” – comes from the Danube region or the “Donauschwaben” region. The Danube starts in the Black Forest and winds goes through many valleys, cities and countries towards the East with … 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …