German Cherry Cake Black Forest Style

The cherry cake from the Black Forest is called “Kirschplotzer” and comes from the region Baden. That’s the region from Freiburg to Karlsruhe. You would use the regular sweet cherries for this cake or alternatively sour cherries from the jar. It is also using…

Schaeufele Recipe – Black Forest Meat Specialty

Find out about a special meat specialty: Schäufele (scheufele) Recipe – Black Forest meat specialty. In my childhood we would have this meat dish served exactly as shown on the photo below on Christmas eve, the evening were Christmas gifts are exchanged in Germany….

German Pumpkin Soup – A Black Forest Recipe

The German Pumpkin Soup is from the popular German region Black Forest. For this German recipe we use caraway seeds and thyme. It is a delicious seasonal soup – Happy Cooking! Ingredients German Pumpkin Soup 1 kg pumpkin 2 potatoes 1 leek 2 tbsp clarified…

Black Forest Gugelhupf – Authentic German

The Black Forest Gugelhupf is a German cake that is containing sour cherries and Kirschschnaps, the famous brandy from the Black Forest. If you don’t want to use the brandy you might want to add some rum flavor which contains no alcohol. The cake…