May 302020
 
Easy Donauwellen Cake - Authentic German Recipe

This easy Donauwellen cake is just an irresistible cake! The Donauwellen Cake is a classic German cake that you can find in many German bakeries. The Donau is the “Danube”, a German river that starts near the Black Forest and runs into the Black Sea. The derivation of that cake is based on speculations only. … read more …

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May 232020
 
Apricot Butter Cake - Authentic German Recipe

Summer is the season for peaches and apricots! If you can get fresh apricots this is the right German cake recipe. But you can also use canned apricots or peaches for this authentic Apricot Butter Cake. The cake is a yeast dough (not that difficult to make) with apricots and sliced almonds on top. You … read more …

May 192020
 
German Rhubarb Streusel Cake

The German Rhubarb Streusel Cake is a great cake to bake in summer when rhubarb is available. We love this cake for the traditional  “Kaffee and Kuchen” time on Sunday! Rhubarb is used in the German cuisine for compote, pastries, desserts and cakes. Originally rhubarb comes from the Himalaya region and entered during the 16th … read more …

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May 072020
 
German Strawberry Torte - Layered Cake

The German Strawberry Torte is a cake with three layers. In Germany we love to bake such cakes especially for festive occasions. With some creativity you can customize this cake for a birthday with the age number or even the name. The strawberry torte is not difficult to make but we recommend to be experienced … read more …

May 052020
 
Mother's Day German Raspberry Cake

Surprise your mom with this Mothers’s Day Raspberry cake. It’s a wonderful cake for any other celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries or the holidays. It is possible to vary the cake with strawberries if you like. The cream that is used for the filling is light and easy to make. You can make a heart … 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 …