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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 …

Underberg Recipes - Cooking with Underberg

Underberg Recipes – Cooking with Underberg

The tradition of the herbal German digestive “Underberg“ goes way back to a time that we nowadays would call the good old times. The Underberg story began in the year 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht, and they founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at the Town Hall of the German city “Rheinberg” (near Bonn). Years … read more …

German Goulash Stew with Dumplings

German Goulash Stew with Dumplings

What are we cooking today? What about a German Goulash Stew with Dumplings? In German we call it “Gulasch”, and it is an easy German recipe for your dinner that you will love. The dumplings are much smaller than the the regular dumplings because they will be added to the stew.  Make the dumplings half … read more …

Swabian Potato Salad from Southern Germany

Swabian Potato Salad from Southern Germany

Swabian potato salad is a very popular salad in the South of Germany which is divided into Bavaria and Swabia. This salad from the “Schwabenland” can be made in different ways, and it is also popular in other regions of Germany. You can add Speck (German bacon)or enjoy it without. The salad can be served … read more …

Obatzter Authentic Bavarian Cheese Specialty

Obatzter Authentic Bavarian Cheese Specialty

Obatzter, an authentic Bavarian Cheese Specialty, or also called Obatzda or Obazda, which means squeeze or mashed, is a popular Bavarian snack together with a glass of beer and a pretzel. It’s the beer garden food of Bavaria! Every beer garden in Bavaria serves this dish, we are now able to present to you the … read more …

Old Fashioned Bavarian Apple Dumplings

Old Fashioned Bavarian Apple Dumplings

Enjoy this old fashioned recipe for Bavarian apple dumplings. I got many years ago from someone on Facebook This German-Bavarian dish is served with vanilla sauce or a mix of cinnamon and sugar. The dumplings are made out of a yeast dough that is combined with apples.  If you love Bavarian food this is 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 …