Dec 152016
 
German Holiday Dessert - For Your Festive Menu

The German Holiday Dessert is the perfect ending for a German Christmas dinner. You need Lebkuchen, sour cherries and quark. Lebkuchen can be made – Go to the Recipe for Lebkuchen here – quark can be made – Find the Recipe How to make Quark – and sour cherries you can find at Trader Joes, … read more …

 December 15, 2016  Posted by at 11:34 am Christmas Dessert, Holiday Dessert Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 152016
 
Aachener Printen - German Christmas Cookie

The Aachener Printen Christmas cookie is a special type of gingerbread that was created 1820 in the city of Aachen. So what is a “Printe”? It comes from english “print” and dutch “prent”. Back then they used a special carved wooden model that what used to print the cookies (see picture of the form). Original … read more …

Dec 132016
 
German Christmas Cookies: Linzer Hearts

German Christmas Cookies Linzer Hearts (or Linzer Herzen in German) are the cookie variation from the Linzer Cake. This German Christmas cookie recipe is similar to the cake as raspberry jam is used for the filling. They are very easy to make and colorful. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Christmas Cookies Linzer Hearts (for about 40 … read more …

Dec 132016
 
German Christmas Cookies: Angels Eyes

German Christmas Cookies Angel’s Eyes are a classic among the German Christmas Cookies. In general German Christmas cookies are not so big, they are rather small, and far smaller than the US cookies. Angel’s eyes are about 2 inches in diameter after baking. Try this one out and you will love it. No special ingredients … read more …

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 …

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Dec 062016
 
German Holiday Butter Cookies - Easy Recipe

If you are looking for a fast and easy German cookie recipe here is one: The German Holiday Butter Cookies. They are also called “Butterbatzen”. It’s a traditional and classic Christmas cookie recipe. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Holiday Butter Cookies 220 g flour 30 g starch (corn starch or Gustin) 120 g sugar 1 package … read more …

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Dec 062016
 
German Marzipan Quark Stollen - A Christmas Recipe

Germany is the country of the most famous Christmas baking and one traditional cake is the Stollen. There are many different recipes on how to make the Stollen. One is the “German Marzipan Quark Stollen” recipe which we feature today. Just in time for the holidays. You need to bake it now as the Stollen … read more …

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Dec 062016
 
Weihnachtsgans or Roasted Goose

Weihnachtsgans or roasted goose is a traditional Christmas dinner in Germany. Every year 5 million geese are imported from Poland. A legend says that St Martin was hiding in a goose stable because they made him a bishop which he did not wanted. The geese did their usual job when they are in danger like … read more …