German Spritzgebaeck Cookies – Spritz Cookies for Holidays

german spritzgebaeck cookie

The German Spritzgebaeck cookies are traditional Christmas cookies in Germany. You don’t need special ingredients so  this recipe is ideal for the last minute Christmas baking. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Spritzgebaeck Cookies (about 65 pieces) 200 g powdered sugar 400 g soft butter 4…

Authentic Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread

Authentic Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread

This is a authentic Nuremberg Elisen Gingerbread Lebkuchen recipe from Germany that needs some specific ingredients but you can get them all in the USA. These Lebkuchen are supposedly the best ones. Of course you can buy them also ready made in the USA,…

Halloween Food – Grave Yard Cake

halloween grave yard cake

Looking for a special Halloween recipe? Here’s a Grave Yard cake that is easy to make and will be a great surprise for your Halloween Party. In Germany we love Halloween more then ever, and the more scary or frightening the food, the better…

How to Make Krokant for Baking – Crunchy Sweet Crumbles

how to make krokant

If you want to make the Frankfurter Kranz Cake you need to know how to make Krokant because it is not available in the USA in the regular supermarkets. In English it would be called Brittle or Crunchy sweet Crumbles. You may find it…

German Wheat Rye Bread – Authentic Recipe

german wheat rye bread

This German Wheat Rye bread is made out of 3 different kinds of flour. The two types of flour most commonly used for bread in Germany are wheat flour Type 1050 and rye flour Type 1180. Special flour types are not available in US…

German Fried Potatoes Berlin Style

german fried potatoes berlin style

This is a recipe for German Fried Potatoes Berlin Style or “Bratkartoffeln Berliner Art” as they make it in the capital of Germany, Berlin. Recommended are potatoes such as the yellow Gold or red potatoes, Russet are cooking too soft and fall apart. Serve…

Rudesheimer Coffee with Asbach – Best German Brandy

rudesheimer iced coffee

In 1892 Hugo Asbach, merchant and distiller, founded the company Asbach & Co. in Rüdesheim at the romantic Rhine. He did not know at that time that he was setting a mile stone in Germany for a name that it still popular as in…

German Strawberry Ice Cream Cup

German Strawberry Ice Cream Cup

The German Strawberry Ice cream cup is what you get in every ice cream parlor (Eisdiele in German) in Germany. These ice cream parlors can be found everywhere from North to Souths and East to West in Germany. Every German city has its “Eisdiele”….