Jan 112019
 
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 …

Dec 282018
 
German New Years Cake - Authentic Recipe

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 luck for the new year. Folk belief says that nuts and … read more …

 December 28, 2018  Posted by at 11:59 am New Years Cake Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 192018
 
Authentic German Rose Cake Rosenkuchen

Rosenkuchen is a typical German cake recipe specialty that gets the name from the rose as it looks like a rose. It is made out of a yeast dough and combines 10-12 filled rolls. What a wonderful cake for the Sunday Kaffee und Kuchen table! Your family and friends will love it. It is similiar … read more …

 December 19, 2018  Posted by at 12:52 pm Rosenkuchen Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 102018
 
German Cherry Biscuit Roll

In summer we published the recipe for a strawberry biscuit roll, and today for the holidays, the recipe is a German Cherry Biscuit roll. It needs some baking expertise, as it is not the most easy cake to make. The recipe is not asking for special ingredients. Sour cherries are available at Trader Joe’s and … read more …

 December 10, 2018  Posted by at 9:17 pm Cherry Biscuit Roll Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 072018
 
Silesian Streusel Cake

Silesian Streusel Cake – The Silesian cuisine covers also a part of the German and Polish cuisine. It was always a cuisine of a border area, therefor you find several influences of other areas such as Austria, Saxon or Bohemia. In the Germany of today you still can find this special cuisine in the county … read more …

Dec 072018
 
Apple Cake with Quark Filling

The Apple cake with quark filling is per my husband “the best cake that you ever made”. For the quark filling I used a mix of sour cream and cream cheese (50% each). And it tastes great! This apple cake is a perfect cake for the holidays. For the cream cheese use the one from … read more …

 December 7, 2018  Posted by at 9:40 am Apple Cake w Quark Filling Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 072018
 
Italian Plum Streusel Cake - German Plum Cake

The Italian Plum Streusel Cake is a classic German cake and very popular throughout Germany. For this recipe you would use Italian or Damson plums, we call them in German Zwetschgen. Streusel (or Crumble) Cakes in general can be bought in every bakery. Instead of plums you can use apricots or sour cherries. The dough of … read more …