Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke

eierschecke

The Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke is a cake specialty from Dresden, mainly from Saxon and Thuringia. The photo below shows the famous and beautiful cheese store and restaurant “Pfunds” www.pfunds.de. where they sell this cake (see the photo below, showing the cheese chop). THE…

German New Years Cake – Authentic Recipe

german new years cake

The German New Years Cake is a traditional cake often with 3 layers of different fillings: poppy seeds, nuts and apple. This is an original German proven recipe. You might ask yourself why is this a new years cake? It’s tradition to wish good…

Black Forest Gugelhupf – Authentic German

black forest gugelhupf

The Black Forest Gugelhupf is a German cake that is containing sour cherries and Kirschschnaps, the famous brandy from the Black Forest. If you don’t want to use the brandy you might want to add some rum flavor which contains no alcohol. The cake…

Traditional Authentic German Austrian Linzer Cake

Linzer Cake

The Linzer cake is to be said to be the oldest-known in the world. For a long time a recipe from 1696 in the city library of Vienna was the oldest one known. But in 2005 the library director of the upper Austrian Museum found an…

German Walnut Strudel Recipe

german walnut strudel

If you can get quark you must bake this delicious and wonderful German Walnut Strudel. It’s a proven, authentic German recipe. You can use hazelnuts or almonds as well. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Walnut Strudel DOUGH 170 g quark 4 tbsp milk 6 tbsp…

German Countess Cake or Komtess Kuchen

countess cake

You may have not heard about this cake, the Countess Cake or “Komtess Kuchen” in German.  We searched the history why this cake has this unusual name but could not find anything about it. We only know that Komtess means “Countess”. The cake is…

Authentic German Chocolate Cake – The Real Experience

authentic german chocolate cake

This is an authentic German Chocolate Cake as we make it in Germany. It is not the cake that is offered in the USA as a German chocolate cake. The chocolate cake recipe we want to feature today is simple and the chocolate might…

German Mandarine Orange Sour Cream Cake

German Mandarine Orange Sour Cream Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes! The delicious cake called German Mandarine Orange Sour Cream Cake – in German we call it Schmandkuchen. “Schmand” is the equivalent to the American sour cream that will be used for this cake. It is used in…