Rum Pot or Rumtopf – A German Dessert Specialty

Rum Pot or Rumtopf in German is a traditional mix out of rum and fruit that is enjoyed during the winter months. You would start in May with strawberries and add more and more fruit during the summer months. You can make a tropical…

Spaghetti Ice Cream – German Specialty

Oh what a delight! Spaghetti Ice cream is very popular all over Germany, and you can get it in every ice cream parlor (“Eisdiele” in German and “Gelateria” in Italian) in Germany. The first ice cream parlor was opened 1668 in Paris by the…

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 – or you can find them at Aldi or Cost Plus (if…

Baked Apples filled with Marzipan

Baked apples filled with marzipan are super delicious as a dessert after a festive dinner such as the Christmas dinner. In a previous article we featured the German Roasted Goose which is the absolute traditional German Christmas meal. You can serve the baked apples…

Underberg Recipes – Cooking with Underberg

The tradition of the herbal German digestive “Underberg“ goes way back to a time that we nowadays would call the good old times. The Underberg story began in the year 1846 when Hubert Underberg married Katharina Albrecht, and they founded the company Underberg-Albrecht at…

German Sweet Plum Dessert

The German sweet plum dessert is not an average dessert from the German cuisine. When I found this recipe I thought, this is a great alternative for ice cream or pudding. The recipe is using dried plums (prunes) You can also make this German…

Original Bavarian Cream Dessert

Bavarian Cream Dessert

This Bavarian Cream dessert is not just enjoyable during the Munich Oktoberfest time where you can get it on the Wies’n. It makes a wonderful summer dessert by using fresh raspberries. The dessert is similar to the Italian dessert “Pannacotta” and was created by…

German Cherry Dessert – Kirschmichel

Germany comes up with many sweet dishes that can be a dessert or will be enjoyed as a sweet main meal. One of these delicious recipes is the German Cherry Dessert or in German “Kirschmichel”. You can use fresh or canned cherries. It’s baked…