Dec 152018
 
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, imported from Germany, but there is nothing better than home baked … read more …

Dec 042018
 
Bethmaennchen - Christmas Cookies from Frankfurt

Bethmaennchen are German cookies made from Marzipan, almond flour, powdered sugar and rosewater. The name comes from the family Simon Moritz von Bethmann in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. A legend says that the famous Parisian pastry chef Jean Jacques Gautenier developed the recipe at the Moritz von Bethmann’s home in 1838. Whoever originated this recipe, the … read more …

Aug 192018
 
Russian Bread Cookies - Alphabet Cookies

  Russian Bread Cookies or “Russisch Brot”  in German oder Patience is a cookie made out of a dough with cocoa and egg whites without any butter or egg yolks. Traditionally it is baked in form of letters. Supposedly thew Russian bred cookie came from Saint Petersburg where the German baker Ferdinand Friedrich Wilhlem Hanke … read more …

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Aug 012018
 
German Anise Cookies for the Holidays

The German Anise Cookies are for the holidays or, especially in Germany, for Christmas only. These German Christmas cookies are very easy to make and you do not need any special ingredients like for many other German cookies. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Anise Cookies (makes 45 cookies) 2 egg white 60 g sugar 1 tbsp … read more …

May 182018
 
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”. Of course summer time brings fresh strawberries and this ice cream … read more …

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Dec 022017
 
German Nikolaus Pocket Cookies

  This is a German Christmas Cookies recipe for December 6th, a traditional Germany celebration and is called “Nikolaus Day”. Back in my childhood Saint Nikolaus would visit every home in our community to see if the children had been nice kids during the whole year. Sometimes he would  come with his companion, the “Knecht … read more …

Nov 252017
 
German Cranberry Cookies for Christmas and Holidays

  Delicious German Cranberry cookies for Christmas, the holidays and special occasions. The cookies contain cranberries! How delicious! These German Christmas cookies are easy to make. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Cranberry Cookies 1 tbsp cocoa 25 g dried cranberries 1 egg white 1 dash salt, 2 tbsp sugar 25 g ground almonds 1 tbsp starch … read more …

Jul 272016
 
German Apple Pancakes for the Perfect Brunch

German apple pancakes or “Apfelpfannekuchen” in German, are great for a sweet supper or as part of a Sunday brunch. German apple pancakes are thinner than the American pancakes. If you want to make them use apples that are slightly sour. Happy Cooking! Ingredients German Apple Pancakes (for 6 pancakes) For the Apple Filling: 6 tbsp … read more …