Jan 132016
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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Jan 282014
German Poppy Seed Pastry

German Poppy seed pastry is a classic of the German bakeries; you can find these pastries in every German bakery. But unfortunately not in the USA. You can make the poppy seed pastries at home, it is not that difficult. The photo below shows a double pastry, just place two small ones together; they are … read more …

 January 28, 2014  Posted by at 7:00 pm Poppy Seed Pastry Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 122013
Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets are an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savory mixture. In Germany we fill them with all kinds of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries. The filling also contains quark and if you cannot find it in your supermarket, you can make it easy at home … read more …

May 282013
Krapfen Recipe

Krapfen is a German pastry that is made in a deep fryer. In Germany Krapfen are very popular during the Fasnacht (Karneval). You can fill Krapfen with other fruit such as apples or plums; this recipe is using pears for the filling. Always dust them with a layer of cinnamon and sugar. Happy Balking! Ingredients … read more …

 May 28, 2013  Posted by at 4:59 pm Krapfen with Pears Tagged with: , , ,  1 Response »