Dec 282018
 
German New Years Cake - Authentic Recipe

The German New Years Cake is a traditional cake often with 3 layers of different fillings: poppy seeds, nuts and apple. This is an original German proven recipe. You might ask yourself why is this a new years cake? It’s tradition to wish good luck for the new year. Folk belief says that nuts and … read more …

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Dec 212018
 
Schaeufele Recipe - Black Forest Meat Specialty

Find out about a special meat specialty: Schäufele (scheufele) Recipe – Black Forest meat specialty. In my childhood we would have this meat dish served exactly as shown on the photo below on Christmas eve, the evening were Christmas gifts are exchanged in Germany. Depending on the German region special dishes are served that night. … read more …

Dec 202018
 
Florentine Cookies - Italian Cookie Specialty

Florentine Cookies or “Florentiner” in German is a classic German cookie which has its origin probably in France from the 17th century. But it is said that it was brought to France by Katharina di Medici who was from the Tuscany of Italy. The classic cookie recipe is not using flour or eggs but almond … read more …

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Dec 202018
 
German Hazelnut Macaroons - Christmas Cookies

The German Hazelnut Macaroons (in German “Haselnussmakronen”) are traditional and classic German cookies for the Holiday season and Christmas. Germany is known for its unique and delicious Christmas Bakery. If you have not made any German Christmas cookies before, than this recipe is very good to begin with. In Germany we use very thin wafers … read more …

Dec 192018
 
Filled Honey Ring Cookies for Christmas

The filled honey ring cookies are a wonderful addition for the Christmas cookie platter. This is an original German recipe. You can find all ingredients in US super markets and the vanilla sugar is easy to make at home – Go to the recipe How to make Vanilla Sugar – Happy Baking! Ingredients Filled Honey … read more …

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Dec 192018
 
Authentic German Rose Cake Rosenkuchen

Rosenkuchen is a typical German cake recipe specialty that gets the name from the rose as it looks like a rose. It is made out of a yeast dough and combines 10-12 filled rolls. What a wonderful cake for the Sunday Kaffee und Kuchen table! Your family and friends will love it. It is similiar … read more …

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Dec 152018
 
Austrian Rum Balls Rumkugeln in German

These Austrian Rumballs, or in German, “Rumkugeln” are almost mandatory for Christmas but, in our opinion, they taste awesome throughout the year. The rum balls are made after a traditional Austrian recipe from the good old times, when the emperor Franz Josef used to reign the kingdom of Germany. It is a no-bake recipe. Just … read more …

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Dec 142018
 
German Simple Lebkuchen Gingerbread Recipe

Do you love Lebkuchen and are looking for a German Simple Lebkuchen recipe? You found one. This lebkuchen recipe is traditional and classic. Lebkuchen are a symbol of Christmas as it is the only time where they are made. The German simple Lebkuchen recipe is from an old German cooking book, and we found it … read more …