German Gluten Free Almond Cake

This German gluten free almond cake is for you if you cannot have Gluten. It is easy to make without needing special ingredients. Happy Baking! If you cannot get blanched almond slices find them here: Sincerely Nuts Blanched Almonds Sliced 1 LB Ingredients German…

German Pistachio Cookies for the Holidays

Our German pistachio cookies are of course excellent holiday cookies but you can bake them also throughout the year. They are so delicious that these cookies will become your favorite. It’s a great cookie that goes along well with a cup of tea or…

How to Make Krokant for Baking

If you want to make the Frankfurter Kranz Cake you need to know how to make Krokant because it is not available in the USA in the regular supermarkets. You may find it at German specialty stores. Krokant is a kind of brittle but…

Duck Egg Brownies – American Recipe from a German

Do you know that you cannot only use chicken eggs but duck eggs for baking? I was lucky to talk to Katharina Davitt who lives on a farm in Oregon where she keeps Saxony ducks. Saxony ducks are very gentle and smart birds, and…

All About Baking Yeast

  Today learn the importance of yeast in German Baking. It is all about Baking yeast today! Yeast is using a lot for many baking recipes and many recipes require fresh yeast. In the USA we never saw any fresh yeast in the super…