Fruit Cake with Tiffin Liquor

fruit cake with Tiffin liqueur

Today we feature a special cake: Fruit cake with Tiffin liquor.  It’s a special creation using the liquor made of black tea called  “Tiffin.” Below the fruit is a layer of pudding that is combined with some Tiffin which adds a creamy note to…

German Fruit Cake – Authentic Recipe from Germany

german fruit cake shortcake

Who has ever lived in Germany or is German knows that this is a very popular cake, especially in summer when the fruit is ripe. The German Fruit Cake, or also called Shortcake, is the best when using ripe and fresh fruit. The base…

German Quark Streusel Cake with Fruit

german quark streusel cake with fruit

What about a Quark Streusel Cake with fruit to combine with a cup of German coffee or tea? My favorite German coffee is from Tschibo. This is an authentic and proven German recipe, you just have to make the quark which is not so…

4th of July Fruit Cake German Style

4th of July Patriotic Fruit Cake German Style

If you are looking for a different cake for the 4th of July celebration, the American Independence Day, here is the 4th of July Patriotic Fruit Cake German Style. It’s featuring the USA flag made out of blueberries and raspberries, embedded on a delicious…

Authentic German Blackberry Cake or Pie

The German Blackberry Cake is not really like an American pie but is a bit similar. The blackberries are surrounded by a shortcake dough which has a  sweet glaze on top. Serve this German cake with whipped cream and/or vanilla ice cream. It’s an…

Super Easy German Fruit Cake – Authentic Recipe

Here is a super easy German fruit cake that can be made within minutes. We call the base cake (it’s like a sponge cake) in German a “Tortenboden” and the entire cake would be an “Obstkuchen”. You don’t have to be a master baker…

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…