Marmorkuchen Marble Cake – Authentic German Cake

The German Marmorkuchen Marble cake is one of these typical cakes that are a “must have” for the traditional “coffee and cake” on Sunday afternoon. This is the traditional “Kaffee und Kuchen” time. German families and friends like to meet Sunday afternoons to enjoy…

Authentic German Blackberry Cake or Pie

The German Blackberry Cake is not really like an American pie but is a bit similar. The blackberries are surrounded by a shortcake dough which has a  sweet glaze on top. Serve this German cake with whipped cream and/or vanilla ice cream. It’s an…

Mini Cherry Streusel Cake – A German Recipe

If you don’t know what cake to bake but you are in a baking mood, just use this recipe and make the mini Cherry Streusel cake. It’s an authentic German recipe from FB friend Gisele Myers (picture credit). Happy Baking! Ingredients Mini Cherry Streusel…

German Italian Plum Cake – Authentic Recipe

This German Italian plum cake, called “Zwetschegenkuchen” in German is a wonderful cake when the Italian plumes (Zwetschgen) are ripe. These “Zwetschgen” or “Pflaumen” are smaller than the regular plums that you find normally in the USA. You might find  plumes on local Farmers…

German Peach Cake or Muffins

Peaches are in season right now and I got a lot of them at my local farmers market last Saturday. They were already ripe and I had to come up with an idea on what to do with them. I found a German recipes…

Marble Gugelhupf Cake – German Classic

The Marble Gugelhupf  Cake is a classic German cake – Gugelhupf in English would mean Bundt Cake. For this cake you use the special Gugelhupf form which can be purchased in the USA. The ingredients are well mixed together and removing from the form is…

Super Easy German Fruit Cake – Authentic Recipe

Here is a super easy German fruit cake that can be made within minutes. We call the base cake (it’s like a sponge cake) in German a “Tortenboden” and the entire cake would be an “Obstkuchen”. You don’t have to be a master baker…

Black Red Gold Cake – German Fruit Cake

What about a Patriotic Black Red Gold Cake that is symbolizing the colors of the German flag? It’s a cake for patriotic German occasions like world soccer games. The fruit is black berries, strawberries and golden kiwis or alternatively you may use mandarins. Underneath…