Authentic Recipe Sacher Cake from Vienna

sacher cake

The history of the Sacher Cake or Sachertorte in German begins in 1832, when Prince Metternich ordered his personal chef with creating a special dessert for several important guests. But the master chef head chef got sick, so the task was handed to a…

Strawberry Cream Cake – Delightful German Cake

strawberry cream cake

The Strawberry Cream cake needs a bit of work but you will be rewarded by its delicious taste. The cake recipe is using quark. You can make quark at home, it is not difficult – Click here to find out How to make Quark…

German Bienenstich or Bee Sting Cake – Fast Version

German Bienenstich

The German Bienenstich, or Bee sting cake in English, is a traditional German cake and can be found in almost every German bakery. The name means literally “Bee Sting cake“. There is a legend where the baker who baked the cake had been stung…

Southern German Apple Cake with Almonds

german apple cake southern style

The Southern German Apple Cake is a specialty from the South of Germany and is different than other apple cakes featured on this website. This German apple cake is awesome for any “Kaffee and Kuchen” table, for the holidays, for birthdays and festive occasions….

German Raspberry Chocolate Roll

raspberry chocolate roll

Cake rolls or Rouladen are very popular in Germany and quite special as you cannot get them in the USA at all unless you find a European bakery. Learn today how to make the raspberry chocolate roll. You don’t need any special baking utensils…

German Lemon Torte – The Best Cake for Summer

lemon torte

This German Lemon Torte (layered cake) will be the high light of your coffee and cake table. It is a refreshing cake consisting of  2 layers, filled and surrounded by a lemony cream. Decorate this cake to your needs eg. you can use it…

Holstein Apple Cake – Recipe from North Germany

holstein apple cake

You can find many different apple cake recipes in Germany. Today we feature an apple cake as you can find in Schleswig-Holstein, a province in the North of Germany. There you will see apple plantations with special apples, the so called “Cox Holstein” apple…

Almond Apple Cake – Authentic German

apple almond cake

This almond apple cake is worth it a try! It is a delicious combination of a short cake base (we call it “Muerbeteig” in German) and a mix of apples, cinnamon and almonds. Of course all German apple cakes are great and very tasty…