German Cream Cheese Cake – Käsesahnetorte

german cream cheese cake käsesahnetorte

The German cream cheese cake or Käsesahnetorte in German, is a classic cake. You can find it in any German bakery but in the USA, you must bake it. There are 2 ways: Use this recipe or use a Dr Oetker baking mix. If…

Strawberry Cream Cake – Delightful German Cake

strawberry cream cake

The Strawberry Cream cake needs a bit of work but you will be rewarded by its delicious taste. The cake recipe is using quark. You can make quark at home, it is not difficult – Click here to find out How to make Quark…

Authentic German Apple Cake Recipe with Quark

german apple quark cake

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…

German Chocolate Cream Cake

german chocolate cream cake

This German Chocolate Cream Cake is after an original and authentic recipe. In Germany we call such a cake “Schoko-Sahne-Torte.” It is  a “Torte” because it  contains multiple layers and is therefor higher than a regular cake. This is a very rich cake, a…

Swabian Plum Cake – Authentic Recipe

swabian plum cake

The Swabian plum cake is a bit different than the other German plum cakes. You would first make a plum compote which will be used for the cake. It’s a great cake, try it out if you can get the Italian plums – it’s…

Easy German Plum Cake Using Italian Plums

easy plum cake

With this easy German Plum Cake you will get a lot of compliments. It is a great German cake, proven and authentic. You should use the German plums (Zwetschgen) that are called here Damson or Italian plums. The dough is a biscuit dough, so…

Authentic German Strawberry Cream Roll

german strawberry cream roll

In Germany we love to make this cake in summer with fresh fruit. The Strawberry Cream Roll (or roulade) is a German classic cake that you can make it you are a somewhat experienced baker. In German we call this cake “Biskuitrolle”. It is…

German Bienenstich or Bee Sting Cake – Fast Version

German Bienenstich

The German Bienenstich, or Bee sting cake in English, is a traditional German cake and can be found in almost every German bakery. The name means literally “Bee Sting cake“. There is a legend where the baker who baked the cake had been stung…