Pfitzauf – Sweet Swabian Specialty

Pfitzauf  is a traditional sweet German recipe from the Swabian cuisine. The dough consists of eggs, milk, flour, butter and salt or sugar and will be baked either in special fire proof ceramic forms that are only available in Swabian stores, or you can…

Bavarian Fried Apple Rings in Beer Dough

This is a delicious dessert from beautiful Bavaria: Bavarian Fried Apples Rings in Beer Dough served with a delicious cinnamon sauce or alternatively with a vanilla sauce. This is a traditional and classic Bavarian recipe and it is recommended to use German beer. Serve the…

German Holiday Dessert – For Your Festive Menu

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…

How to make Vanilla Pudding – German Custard Dessert

Find out today how to make vanilla pudding or custard – In Germany we use vanilla pudding a lot in the making of cakes and pastries or just as a dessert. Dr. Oetker produces a pudding powder that is convenient but they flavor it…

Baked Apples filled with Marzipan

Baked apples filled with marzipan are super delicious as a dessert after a festive dinner such as the Christmas dinner. In a previous article we featured the German Roasted Goose which is the absolute traditional German Christmas meal. You can serve the baked apples…

Underberg Recipes – Cooking with Underberg

The tradition of the herbal German digestive “Underberg“ goes way back to a time that we nowadays would call the good old times. The Underberg story began in the year 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht, and they founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at…

German Sweet Plum Dessert

The German sweet plum dessert is not an average dessert from the German cuisine. When I found this recipe I thought, this is a great alternative for ice cream or pudding. The recipe is using dried plums (prunes) You can also make this German…

Authentic Peach Melba Dessert – Escoffier Recipe

Are you looking for the authentic peach melba dessert? Peach Melba must be one of the most popular European desserts. It originates from the French cuisine and has some interesting culinary history. That’s why it drew my attention. On the first glance it seems…