Jan 122016
 
Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherries

Plunder pastries with sour cherries can be found in every German bakery. They can be made with vanilla pudding, quark with jam (raspberry, apricot) or assorted fruit on top. If you cannot get sour cherries you can use apricots or raspberries. Many recipes use yeast for the dough, this recipe is using frozen puff pastry … read more …

Apr 112014
 
Gugelhupf with Raisins

The Gugelhupf with raisins is a classic German cake recipe. Where does the word come from? Gugelhupf or Gugelhopf is a Southern German, Austrian, Alsatian, and Swiss term for a marble cake or Bundt cake. In the rest of Germany it is called “Bundkuchen” or “Napfkuchen”. Supposedly the part “Gugel-” is a variation of the … read more …

Nov 142013
 
Weckmann out of Yeast Dough

Weckmann out of yeast dough is the traditional Stutenkerl, Grittibänz or  Klausenmann. The recipe that I found is a universal recipe and can be used of all kinds of other bread and buns. Make raisin buns or Zopf out of it, or use it as the base for a apple or prune cake with Streusel. … read more …

Oct 232012
 
Nusszopf - Sweet Braided Bread

Ingredients 500g flour 30g yeast (fresh) 1/4l lukewarm milk 80g butter 50g sugar 1 pinch salt grated peel of ½ lemon Filling 200g marzipan raw 2 egg white 2 tbsp sugar 150g ground almonds 2 cl rum 4 tbsp powdered sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp water Baking Instructions – Sieve flour in a … read more …

Oct 152012
 
German Cake Butter Cream with Egg Cognac

German cake, original and authentic German recipe, that consists out of a rich butter cream with egg cognac or egg liqueur, it is a German Torte, so good for the holiday season and Christmas. Happy Baking Ingredients Biscuit base 80 g butter 80 g sugar 5 eggs 200 g ground almonds 100 g grated chocolate … read more …

Oct 142012
 
Tiramisu Cake

We all know the famous Italian dessert Tiramisu, and we love it too. I found a recipe for a Tiramisu cake that is so irresistible. The Tiramisu cake has a filling for which you use Mascarpone, espresso and Amaretto. What can I say more? You must try it yourself – Happy Baking. Ingredients Tiramisu Cake … read more …

Oct 102012
 
Hazelnut Christmas Cookies from Trier

Hazelnut Christmas Cookies from Trier – traditional and famous recipe for hazelnut cookies as they make them in the German city Trier. They sell them every year at the Christmas market. Here is the recipe so you can get a piece of “Heimat” to your American home. Happy Baking! Ingredients 200 g flour 200 g … read more …