Apr 052012

Easter lamb cake

Are you looking for a traditional German cake for Easter? The Easter lamb cake is very traditional. You would need a lamb form which you can get at amazon.com

125 g Butter
100 g honey
2 eggs
1 point of  a knife vanilla
125 g ground hazelnuts
200 g flour
½ package Dr./ Oetker baking powder
125 ml milk
1 tbsp baking rum (optional)

Baking Instructions
- Beat butter, honey and eggs until foamy, add vanilla and grated hazelnuts, flour with baking powder, milk and rum.
- Take baking form apart; butter the form with a baking brush very thoroughly (use butter or oil); put it back together and layer it with bread crumbs.
- Fill in the dough but don’t fill it completely otherwise it will overflow in the baking process.
- Bake on lowest level for 1 hour at 175 degrees C or  347 F; put a sheet of aluminum foil on top after 30 minutes.

  One Response to “Easter Lamb Cake”

  1. Is this a German tradition? In Chicago, lamb cakes at Easter are everywhere. Other parts of the USA, nobody knew of this. Do you see this in Germany?

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