German Coffee Honey Cake – Holiday Honigkuchen

The German Coffee Honey Cake or “Honigkuchen” (honey means Honig) is easy to make and tastes wonderful when you spread butter on the slices. That’s the way Germans enjoy the Dutch honey cake which is a similiar cake. TIP: If you turn the raisins…

German Pear Cake with Saffron

The German Pear Cake with saffron is an original German recipe. Saffron makes it look golden and it is a wonderful cake to enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea.  The pears should be ripe and sweet. If you cannot get fresh ones…

Fruit Biscuit Cake – Authentic German Recipe

Ingredients Fruit Biscuit Cake 140 g butter (1,5 sticks) 150 g sugar 1 package vanilla sugar Dr Oetker 0.3 oz – How to make your own vanilla sugar – 3 eggs 160g flour 1 tsp baking powder fruit of your choice such as strawberries,…

Streusel Cake with Plum Butter

Streusel Cake with Plum butter (Pflaumenmus in German) is an easy German cake that even beginners will be manage successfully. If you don’t have plum butter  here is the recipe to make it – Go to Recipe – But you can also use different…

Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets are an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savory mixture. In Germany we fill them with all kinds of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries. The filling also contains quark and if you cannot find…

German Potato Cake from Hessen

The German Potato Cake from Hessen is something to try. Germany is the country for all kinds of potato recipes like the USA for corn! This potato cake is after a local recipe from Hessen. You just need the right potatoes. We recommend to…

Bundt Cake Recipe from Scratch

Bundt Cake recipe from scratch is an easy German cake that everyone can bake. It is an ideal coffee cake that everyone will love.