German Butter Cream Cake with Egg Liquor

german butter cream cake

The German butter cake with egg liquor is an original and authentic German recipe that is maybe somewhat old fashioned.  Why old fashioned? The layered cake or “Torte” consists of a rich butter cream that is enriched with egg liquor – Eierlikör in German. You…

German Raffaello Cake with Raspberries

raffaello cake with raspberries

The German Raffaello Cake is a wonderful cake for the summer months and especially wonderful for Valentine’s Day which is celebrated in Germany with flowers, dinners for two, delicious cakes and desserts, romantic getaways, and special Valentine gifts. It also makes a delightful birthday…

German Filled Roasted Duck – For Festive Dinners

The German filled roasted duck is a especially for festive menus. This is an authentic German recipe that you will love. Happy Cooking! Ingredients German Filled Roasted Duck 1 duck, ready to cook, about 2kg 1 tsp marjoram 1 tsp mugwort (Beifuß), chopped Filling…

Mulled Wine Recipe – German Gluehwein for Winter

We found a Mulled Wine Recipe for you – it’s called “Glühwein” or Gluhwine in German, and is a traditional hot drink during the winter months. The fall and winter months are the time for hot drinks and beverages, and Germany is very popular…

German Christmas Traditions – Advent and Gluhwein

Today we write about the  German Christmas Traditions – The Advent Wreath. There are many German Christmas traditions. One of them is the Adventskranz or Advent wreath. Made out of fir and/or pine branches and decorated with 4 candles it is symbolizing the 4…

German Marzipan Quark Stollen – A Christmas Recipe

german christmas marzipan quark stollen

Germany is the country of the most famous Christmas baking and one traditional cake is the Stollen. There are many different recipes on how to make the Stollen. One is the “German Marzipan Quark Stollen” recipe which we feature today. Just in time for…

4th of July Fruit Cake German Style

4th of July Patriotic Fruit Cake German Style

If you are looking for a different cake for the 4th of July celebration, the American Independence Day, here is the 4th of July Patriotic Fruit Cake German Style. It’s featuring the USA flag made out of blueberries and raspberries, embedded on a delicious…

Easter Lamb Cake Sweetened with Honey

One traditional German cake for Easter is the Easter lamb cake. To make this special cake you would need a special baking lamb form, and we found some on Amazon. It’s basically a cake similar to a pound cake, so you could vary it…