Authentic German Carrot Cake – Not just for Easter

This German carrot cake is not only a great cake for the Easter celebration. The authentic German recipe  for this cake includes two important things: – how to make a glaze and – how to make the carrot decoration out of marzipan. It’s a…

Authentic German Cheese Cake Recipe

Authentic German Cheese Cake recipe: Are you looking for an original and authentic German recipe for cheese cake? You found the right recipe among all recipes that you can find online. This recipe is authentic German.  The German Cheese Cake or Käsekuchen is one…

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…

German Sweet Bread with Hazelnut Filling – Nusszopf

The “Nusszopf” or German sweet bread with a hazelnut filling is a classic German cake or pastry. It is made out of a yeast dough and filled with almonds or hazelnuts, braided. This is an authentic and proven German recipe. To make this German…

German Banana Bread

The German banana bread is not quite like the American version but it tastes as good as the US version. To get the best results you must use 100 percent ripe bananas. This is my personal version of banana bread, and everyone who tried…

German Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherry Filling

Find out how to make the German Plunder pastry with sour cherries that can be found in every German bakery.  In Germany these pastries are made fresh daily. They can be made with vanilla pudding, quark with jam (raspberry, apricot) or assorted fruit on…

German Profiteroles – Windbeutel A German Specialty

German Profiteroles or Windbeutel in German are a German specialty. The origin of both the pastry and its name profiterole are obscure. It was introduced in France by Caterina de’ Medici, wife of Henry II of France, who brought from Tuscany several recipes, including…

Authentic German Apple Cake Recipe with Quark

german apple quark cake

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…