Aug 232016
 
German Italian Plum Dumplings

The German Italian Plum Dumplings is a sweet dish called “Zwetschgenknoedel” in German and whoever had been living in Germany might know this delicious dish. You need to enjoy them warm, with melted butter and sprinkle a cinnamon-sugar mix on top. As far as we know Italian plum dumplings are actually from Austria (the Austrian recipe contains potatoes), and … read more …






Jul 282016
 
German Waffles Authentic Recipe

    In Germany waffles are very popular. The German Waffles are awesome for breakfast, brunch or for coffee and cake in the afternoon, or what we call in German the “Kaffeeklatsch” (that means the usual gossip while sipping a cup of coffee with a piece of cake). In Germany you can get them on … read more …






Jan 122016
 
German Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherries

German Plunder pastry with sour cherries can be found in every German bakery. These pastries are made fresh daily. 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, … 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 - German Sweet Bread

The “Nusszopf” or German sweet bread with a hazelnut filling is a classic German cake or pastry. It is made out of a yeast dough and filled with almonds or hazelnuts, braided. This is an authentic and proven German recipe, and the best is if you are a bit experienced in baking before you start … read more …