May 032017
 
Countess Cake or Komtess Kuchen - German

You may have not heard about this cake, the Countess Cake or “Komtess Kuchen” in German.  We searched the history why this cake has this unusual name but could not find anything about it. We only know that Komtess means “Countess”. The cake is a delicious combination of an orange flavored dough and chocolate. And … read more …

 May 3, 2017  Posted by at 10:46 am Countess or Komtess Cake Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 082016
 
German Christmas Apple Cake - Festive Cake

This festive German Christmas Apple Cake or a “Torte” in German is perfect for your holiday menu. Because it is a “Torte” which is higher than a regular cake you would need a cake ring. The original recipe is using German gelatin and vanilla sauce which we also recommend to use. Happy Cooking! Ingredients German … read more …

 December 8, 2016  Posted by at 7:16 pm Christmas Apple Cake Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Nov 172016
 
Holiday Christmas Apple Cake - Authentic German

Ingredients Holiday Christmas Apple Cake 250 g butter, very soft 200 g sugar 0.3 oz vanilla sugar (1 package) – How to make Vanilla Sugar – 4 eggs 250 g flour 0.25 oz baking powder (1/2 package) 250 g hazelnuts or walnuts, ground 1 tbsp cinnamon 2 tbsp cocoa, unsweetened 3 tbsp dark rum or … read more …

 November 17, 2016  Posted by at 9:51 am Christmas Apple Cake Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Oct 232016
 
Dracula Bundt Cake - German Halloween Recipe

Do you need a great Halloween recipe? Maybe for you Halloween party? Here is  the Dracula Bundt Cake, a German Halloween recipe. It is a German Bundt cake or as we say “Gugelhupf”, that you also can bake during the year. You would just not coat it with the red “blood” glaze but with, for … read more …

 October 23, 2016  Posted by at 10:07 am Dracula Gugelhupf, Halloween Recipes Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Sep 092016
 
Prune Streusel Crumble Cake - German Plum Cake

Prune Streusel Crumble Cake or German Plum Cake is a classic Cake and very popular in Germany. For this recipe you use the Italian or Damson plums, in German Zwetschgen. Streusel (Crumble) Cakes in general are very popular in Germany and can be bought in every bakery. Instead of plums you can use apricots or sour … read more …

 September 9, 2016  Posted by at 8:39 am Free Membership Recipes, Prune Cake Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Sep 092016
 
German Apple Streusel Cake - Authentic Recipe

  German Apple Streusel cake or Apple Crumble Cakes are awesome. In German we call crumbles  “Streusel”, it is a great topping for any fruit cake. The most traditional cake might be the apple cake with Streusel. This recipe is using marzipan as well. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Apple Streusel Cake 250 g soft butter 200 g … read more …

Aug 262016
 
Baked Pastry Case for German Fruit Cakes

To make the German fruit cakes you need to have a baked pastry case. It is a German recipe for the so called “Tortenboden” which is made out of the so called “Muerbeteig”.  This is a dough that needs to be kneaded. It is a firm dough which can be used to make cookies as … read more …

 August 26, 2016  Posted by at 8:58 am Baked Pastry Case, German Cakes Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »