Buchteln Recipe – Austrian German Dessert

buchteln

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…

German Strawberry Cremeschnitten

strawberry cremeschnitten

German Strawberry Cremeschnitten or cream slices  – This original German cake recipe is a variation of the classic “Cremeschnitte” that is plain. This recipe is adding strawberries and it makes a completely new cake.  It is made with phyllo dough which is on the…

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…

German Poppy Seed Pastry

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…