Mar 272018

A traditional German cake for Easter is the Easter lamb cake. Better than the lamb roast! You would need a special baking lamb form for this cake which you can get at Amazon. Happy Baking!

Easter lamb cake

Ingredients Easter Lamb Cake

125 g butter
100 g honey
2 eggs
hint of vanilla extract
125 g ground hazelnuts
200 g flour
½ package Dr. Oetker baking powder
125 ml milk
1 tbsp baking rum (optional)

Baking Instructions Easter Lamb Cake

- Beat butter, honey and eggs until foamy.
- Add vanilla and grated hazelnuts, mix flour with baking powder, add to dough, then milk and rum.
- Take baking form apart.
- Grease the form with a baking brush very thoroughly (use butter or oil); put it back together and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
- Fill in the dough but don't fill it completely otherwise it will overflow during the baking process.
- Bake on lowest level for 1 hour at 175 degrees C or  347 ; place a sheet of aluminum foil on top after 30 minutes, so it won't get too brown.


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  2 Responses to “Easter Lamb Cake”

  1. Is this a German tradition? In Chicago, lamb cakes at Easter are everywhere. Other parts of the USA, nobody knew of this. Do you see this in Germany?

  2. Catheriine, my understanding is that it was originated by the polish people Like anything else ,a good thing,everyone else wants to join in on the bandwagon,even the Italians.

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