Franzbrötchen Cinnamon Rolls from Hamburg

The Franzbrötchen cinnamon rolls from Hamburg is a traditional pastry of the German city Hamburg. Back in 1806 to 1814 the French occupied Hamburg and during that time a so called “Franzbrot” was made which is known as baguette today. During that time a…

German Cinnamon Pastry – Best Zimtschnecken

The German Cinnamon Pastry or Zimtschnecken in German is a super popular pastry that you can find in any German bakery. You cannot find them in America, the American cinnamon rolls are different. With this authentic German recipe you can make the Zimtschnecken now…

Apple Cake with Quark Filling

The Apple cake with quark filling is per my husband “the best cake that you ever made”. For the quark filling I used a mix of sour cream and cream cheese (50% each). And it tastes great! This apple cake is a perfect cake…

German Cinnamon Cookies for Holidays & Christmas

German cinnamon cookies are great cookies for the holidays and Christmas. Germany is the country of Christmas traditions, and baking before Christmas is very popular. Of course you can get all these nice Christmas cookies in the bakeries, still it is fun to bake…

Holiday Dried Fruit Compote Dessert

The Holiday Dried Fruit Compote Dessert is a traditional German dish that is served during the winter season especially around Christmas. The compote is spiced with nice seasonal spices such as cinnamon, anise and cloves. Enjoy it with a spoonful of lightly sweetened whipped…