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…

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…

Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany and they are super popular around the carnival season (February/March). Let us tell you a bit more about this German tradition of carnival: As you probably know, Germany is the European center for this celebration….

German Cinnamon Pastry – Best Zimtschnecken

The German Cinnamon Pastry or Zimtschnecken in German is a super popular pastry that you can find in any German bakery. You cannot find them in America, the American cinnamon rolls are different. With this authentic German recipe you can make the Zimtschnecken now…

German Rum Pot Muffins Recipe

Try these German Rum Pot muffins –  It’s a German recipe and you would need to have fruit from the rum pot, or Rumtopf in German,  to make these delicious muffins. Rumtopf is a German dessert that is served during the winter months. It…

German Cremeschnitte without Filo Dough

Find out how to make the pastry Cremeschnitte without filo or puff pastry dough. This is a proven German recipe with origin from Poland where they call this pastry “Napoleonka” or “Kremowka”. Many Cremeschnitten recipes ask for filo dough but not this one. There…

German Apple Pastry with Egg Liquor

The German apple pastry contains egg liquor and quark. Both ingredients are not usual items in US supermarkets. You can make quark at home – GO TO THE QUARK RECIPE – and get egg liquor in German specialty stores or for example at Shop…