Traditional Authentic German Austrian Linzer Cake

The Linzer cake is to be said to be the oldest-known in the world. For a long time a recipe from 1696 in the city library of Vienna was the oldest one known. But in 2005 the library director of the upper Austrian Museum found an…

Chocolate Coffee Cake

The Chocolate-Coffee Cake is originally a Polish cake which contains coffee liquor.  If you like coffee liqueur feel free to add it to the recipe. The chocolate coffee cake recipe is very simple. The dough looks thin at the beginning but during the baking…

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…

German Sweet Bread with Hazelnut Filling – Nusszopf

The “Nusszopf” or German sweet bread with a hazelnut filling is a classic German cake or pastry. It is made out of a yeast dough and filled with almonds or hazelnuts, braided. This is an authentic and proven German recipe. To make this German…

Holstein Apple Cake – Recipe from North Germany

You can find many different apple cake recipes in Germany. Today we feature an apple cake as you can find in Schleswig-Holstein, a province in the North of Germany. There you will see apple plantations with special apples, the so called “Cox Holstein” apple…

German Apple Tart – Better than a Pie

The French are known to be the masters of making tarts but they are not the only ones. I had many apples and 1 pie crust left over so I decided to create a tart that can compete with the French apple tarts. The…

Apple Streusel Cake for Kaffee and Kuchen Sundays

Find out today how to make the apple streusel cake which is a very popular cake in Germany.  The cake has a filling that contains quark which is very common in Germany, and can be bought at every super market. You can make it…

German Onion Tart – Onion Cake Zwiebelkuchen of Germany

The German Onion Tart or “Zwiebelkuchen” is a popular dish of the South. This local specialty is often served with “first wine” in October. The first wine is called “Suesser” or “Sauser” or in the Rhineland “Federweisser”. In the region around Freiburg in the…