German Poppy Seed Pastry

The German Poppy seed pastry is a classic pastry that you can find in every German bakery. But unfortunately not in the USA, only special German influenced bakeries will make such a pastry. The good news is, you can make the poppy seed pastries…

Krapfen Recipe with Pears – German Donuts

Krapfen is a German pastry that is cooked in a deep fryer. In Germany Krapfen are very popular during the Fasnacht (Karneval) but in my opinion this is a good pastry throughout the year. You can fill the Krapfen with other fruit such as…

German Peach Quark Pastry

This Original German peach quark pastry is not that difficult to make, and if you don’t have a European bakery nearby, you probably will have no other chance than baking them. The puff pastry dough can be purchased from Pillsbury and Pepperidge (Target), Costco…

German Strawberry Cremeschnitten

German Strawberry Cremeschnitten – This original German cake recipe is a variation of the classic Cremeschnitte, we just add strawberries and it is a new cake.  It is made with phyllo dough which is on the bottom and top of the cake. In between…

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…

German Snowball Pastry from Rothenburg

If you ever had been visiting the German City Rotheburg ob der Tauber you probably have visited the bakery where they make the German Snowball Pastry BUT only during winter! In German: Schneeball. Schneeball means snowball in English, and is a pastry made from…

Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets are an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savory mixture. In Germany we fill them with all kinds of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries. The filling also contains quark and if you cannot find…