Oct 092020
 
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 sweet bread you need to have some baking experience. It’s a … read more …

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 …