Sweet German Apple Krapfen – Authentic German

Sweet German Apple Krapfen

The Sweet German Apple Krapfen are like small apple pancakes, or in Swabia we call them “Apfelküchle”. It is an authentic German recipe that is easy to make. It is using the German vanilla pudding. A substitute would be some drops vanilla extract and…

Hot Raspberries with Vanilla Ice Cream Dessert

hot raspberries with vanilla ice cream

Classic dish that is wonderful for all seasons. It can be the highlight of a festive menu or a refreshing dessert in summe: Hot Raspberries with Vanilla Ice Cream Dessert. Happy Cooking! Ingredients Hot Raspberries with Vanilla Ice Cream (for 1 serving) 3 scoops…

German Spekulatius Mandarine Dessert

german spekulatius mandarine dessert

A perfect German Christmas menu ends with a dessert that is including holiday spices, and which will end the menu perfectly. One of such desserts is the German Spekulatius Mandarine Dessert. The spiced cookies are available at Aldi, German specialty stores or Cost Plus…

German Holiday Dessert – For Your Festive Menu

german holiday dessert

The German Holiday Dessert is the perfect ending for a German Christmas dinner. You need Lebkuchen, sour cherries and quark. Lebkuchen can be made – Go to the Recipe for Lebkuchen here – or you can find them at Aldi or Cost Plus (if…

German Pear Dessert – Pear Helene

German pear dessert

Are you looking for a festive dessert? A dessert that will compliment your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Try the German pear dessert that is based on the French recipe for Pear Helene. It consists of poached pears combined with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and…

Pear Dessert with Escorial – German Liquor

German pear dessert with Escorial

Today we feature a special liquor that can be used in a one of kind dessert: The Pear dessert with Escorial.  It’s a special dessert indeed.  Find out that Escorial is below. What is Escorial? Escorial “The Ultimate Herbal Liqueur” produced from secret selected…

German Homemade Apple Sauce

german homemade apple sauce

The German homemade apple sauce can be used as a side dish for many other German dishes such as “Reibekuchen” (potato pancakes) or Kaiserschmarrn (see recipes at the end of the recipe). In Germany we call it “Apfelmus”. The apple sauce is so easy…

Plum Compote from Austria – Authentic Recipe

german plum compote

The Plum compote from Austria is called  “Zwetschgenröster” in Austria. It is the traditional side dish that goes with  the popular “Kaiserschmarrn”, a sweet Austrian pan dish that is also well known in Germany.  In Germany we make compote (Kompott) almost from every fruit….