May 292020
 
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 top. If you cannot get sour cherries you can use apricots … read more …

May 012020
 
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 choux pastry and Profiterole. The word profiterole (also spelled prophitrole, profitrolle, … read more …

Apr 272020
 
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. But this substitute has not been tested … read more …

Jan 312020
 
German Bienenstich or Bee Sting Cake Fast Version

German Bienenstich or Bee sting cake in English is a traditional German coffee cake and can be found in almost every German bakery. The name means literally “Bee Sting cake“. There is a legend where the baker who baked the cake had been stung by a bee because the sweet top layer of the cake … read more …

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Jan 282020
 
German Chocolate Cream Cake

This German Chocolate Cream Cake is an original and authentic German chocolate cake how it is made in Germany. All other versions, I am afraid to say, are not German. It is not including pecans or honey. The German name is: Schoko-Sahne-Torte. It is  a “Torte” because it is contains multiple layers and is therefor … read more …

Nov 082019
 
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 …

Jun 212019
 
German Plum Dumplings - Original Recipe

The German Plum Dumplings is a sweet dish called “Zwetschgenknoedel” in German and if you had been living in Germany you might know this delicious dish. You enjoy these dumplings warm, with melted butter and sprinkle a cinnamon-sugar mix on top. Regarding the plums that are recommended to use, you would use Italian or Filbert … read more …