Feb 062021
 
Austrian Krapfen - German Pastry Specialty

Enjoy this original and authentic recipe for Austrian Krapfen, a pastry that is very popular in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. In Germany we call it Berliner. The pastry is filled with jam or sometimes with a vanilla custard. It is not that difficult to make. You also can use a German Yeast dough baking mix. … read more …

Jan 182021
 
German Poppy Seed Pastry

The German Poppy seed pastry is a classic pastry that you can find in every German bakery. But unfortunately not in the USA, only special German influenced bakeries will make such a pastry. The good news is, you can make the poppy seed pastries at home, it is not that difficult. The photo below shows … read more …

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Aug 282020
 
Krapfen Recipe with Pears - German Donuts

Krapfen is a German pastry that is cooked in a deep fryer. In Germany Krapfen are very popular during the Fasnacht (Karneval) but in my opinion this is a good pastry throughout the year. You can fill the Krapfen with other fruit such as apples, peaches, pears or plums. This recipe is using pears for … read more …

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Jul 142020
 
Franzbrötchen Cinnamon Rolls from Hamburg

The Franzbrötchen cinnamon rolls from Hamburg is a traditional pastry of the German city Hamburg. Back in 1806 to 1814 the French occupied Hamburg and during that time a so called “Franzbrot” was made which is known as baguette today. During that time a baker from Hamburg accidentally  made the rolls by searing such a … read more …

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May 292020
 
German Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherry Filling

Find out how to make the German Plunder pastry with sour cherries that can be found in every German bakery.  In Germany these pastries are made fresh daily. They can be made with vanilla pudding, quark with jam (raspberry, apricot) or assorted fruit on top. If you cannot get sour cherries you can use apricots … read more …

May 282020
 
German Peach Quark Pastry

This Original German peach quark pastry is not that difficult to make, and if you don’t have a European bakery nearby, you probably will have no other chance than baking them. The puff pastry dough can be purchased from Pillsbury and Pepperidge (Target), Costco carries them too. Depending on the kind of pastry dough you … read more …

 May 28, 2020  Posted by at 11:39 am German Pastry Recipes, Peach Quark Pastry Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
May 012020
 
German Profiteroles - Windbeutel A German Specialty

German Profiteroles or Windbeutel in German are a German specialty. The origin of both the pastry and its name profiterole are obscure. It was introduced in France by Caterina de’ Medici, wife of Henry II of France, who brought from Tuscany several recipes, including choux pastry and Profiterole. The word profiterole (also spelled prophitrole, profitrolle, … read more …

Apr 252020
 
Buchteln Recipe - Austrian German Dessert

Buchteln are an Austrian specialty and the most famous ones are served in the Cafe Hawelka in Vienna. The origin of the dish Buchteln is the region of a former German part called “Bohemia” (Boehmen), but the recipes has found its way to Austria and Germany. In German they are called “Ofennudeln” which means translated … read more …