May 182018
 
German Egg Liqueur or Liquor

German Egg Liqueur Recipe – What is it? The German Egg liqueur or “Eierlikoer” in German is a traditional German liquor that you can buy from Verpoorten, the most popular Dutch brand for egg liqueur. In the former DDR (East-German Republic) it used to be a popular drink. We found a recipe from that time … read more …

Mar 272018
 
Easter Lamb Cake

A traditional German cake for Easter is the Easter lamb cake. Better than the lamb roast! You would need a special baking lamb form for this cake which you can get at Amazon. Happy Baking! Ingredients Easter Lamb Cake 125 g butter 100 g honey 2 eggs hint of vanilla extract 125 g ground hazelnuts 200 g flour ½ … read more …

Mar 262018
 
Topkiss Burger - The Ultimate Sweet German Snack

The Topkiss Burger or Mohrenkopf Brötchen in German was and still is the ultimate snack for every German child. Everyone who grew up in Germany or has lived there for a while knows this snack. This German recipe – it is actually not a “real” recipe – brings back sweet memories of the childhood. Back … read more …

Mar 202018
 
German Pastry Donauwelle Cake

The German Pastry Donauwelle Cake – in English “Danube wave” – is from the Danube region or Donauschwaben region. The Danube starts in the Black Forest and goes through many cities and countries towards the East with its  final destination the Black Sea. The cuisine from that region is traditional and ancient.  It has grown … read more …

Dec 242017
 
German Potato Salad Recipe from Swabia

Authentic German potato salad recipe from the South of Germany, Swabia, the region around Stuttgart, Freiburg and Karlsruhe. Every traditional inn or restaurant (Gasthaus) serves this potato salad either in combination with a mixed salad or just plain. We call it in German “Kartoffelsalat”. This German potato salad recipe is one of my favorite salad recipes. … read more …

Dec 212017
 
German Soups: Porcini Soup or Steinpilzsuppe

German Soups are awesome! One classic German soup is the “Steinpilzsuppe” or Porcini soup. The fall season is mushroom season in Germany and especially in Bavaria you can find this great mushroom, the Boletus, Porcini or Steinpilz in the forests. Porcini is the most popular of the boletus mushrooms. Varieties in addition to the porcini … read more …

Dec 142017
 
Authentic German Chocolate Rum Balls

Ingredients Authentic German Chocolate Rum Balls 100 g butter, warm 100 g powdered sugar 200 g milk chocolate 100 g dark chocolate, semi-sweet (60-70% cocoa) 4 tbsp dark rum (or Amaretto, Brandy) Chocolate sprinkles or unsweetened cocoa powder Baking Instructions Authentic German Chocolate Rum Balls (makes about 40 balls) – Butter should be very soft. … read more …

Dec 082017
 
Easy German Apple Streusel Cake

This easy German apple streusel cake is one of  our favorite cakes (streusel means crumbles). It can be varied with the Damson prunes or apricots. It is the ultimate Kaffee and Kuchen Cake in Germany – a typical coffee cake. The cake is easy to make, even baking beginners can be proud of themselves.  Happy … read more …