Sweet German Apple Krapfen – Authentic German

The Sweet German Apple Krapfen are like small apple pancakes, or in Swabia we call them “Apfelküchle”. It is an authentic German recipe that is easy to make. It is using the German vanilla pudding. A substitute would be some drops vanilla extract and…

German Snowball Pastry from Rothenburg

If you ever had been visiting the German City Rotheburg ob der Tauber you probably have visited the bakery where they make the German Snowball Pastry BUT only during winter! In German: Schneeball. Schneeball means snowball in English, and is a pastry made from…

Apple Turnovers – Authentic German Apfeltaschen

Apple Turnovers or in German Apfelmaultaschen is a traditional and historic German recipe. The specialty is rumored to have been invented by monks of the German monastery Maulbronn (located in Baden-Wurtemberg) to conceal the fact that they were eating meat during lent. The monks…

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…

Raspberry Muffins with Streusel

Raspberry Muffins with Streusel can be made fast if you need something for unexpected guests, a party or just for the Kaffee and Kuchen table. It is a German recipe and you will find out that they won’t be so sweet as the American…