Apr 272016
German Butter Cake Recipe - Butterkuchen

The German Butter Cake is a perfect cake for a baking beginner. In Germany we love simple cakes because they can be made fast. This original German cake recipe is popular throughout Germany. You can vary the recipe by adding sour cherries, apricots or peaches. Just place them into the dough or on the bottom … read more …

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Jan 302016
Orange Cake

Ingredients Orange Cake 4 eggs 250 g sugar 200 ml sunflower oil 200 ml orange juice (unsweetened) zest of 2 oranges (organic) 300 g flour 1 package baking powder (o.7oz) Glaze: 100 g powdered sugar orange juice Baking Instructions – grease a form such as pound cake form, Gugelhupf form or the wreath form, keep … read more …

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Jan 142016
German Beef Rouladen

German Beef Rouladen (or beef rolls) is a very delicious and popular German recipe especially served for Sunday lunches when the whole family gets together. The German beef Rouladen are filled with bacon, onions, mustard and pickles, and wrapped in thin sliced beef. Served with mashed potatoes or Spaetzle and red cabbage, and a glass … read more …

Jan 132016
Franzbrötchen Cinnamon Rolls from Hamburg

The Franzbrötchen or cinnamon rolls from Hamburg, is a traditional pastry of the German city Hamburg. Back in 1806 to 1814 the French occupied Hamburg and during that time a so called “Franzbrot” was made which is known as baguette today. During that time a baker from Hamburg accidentally  made the rolls by searing such … read more …

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Jan 102016
Cremeschnitten Classic Recipe

Cremeschnitten – classic recipe – is based on filo or phyllo dough and will be filled with vanilla cream. These creamy pastries are a German specialty and you can buy them practically in every German bakery. Trader Joe’s Phyllo Dough is crafted with flour, water and just a touch of oil, using a lengthy, painstaking … read more …

Nov 252015
German Egg Liqueur

  German Egg liqueur or “Eierlikoer” in German is a traditional German liqueur and you can buy it from Verpoorten, the most popular Dutch brand for egg liqueur. In the former DDR (East-German Republic) it was a popular drink; I found a recipe from that region. You can enjoy it pure in small liqueur glasses … read more …

Nov 232015
Schaeufele - Southern Meat Specialty

Schäufele – Southern Meat Specialty – In Germany the evening of Dec 24 is the special day when gifts are exchanged and it is also the evening for special food specialties depending on the German region. In the South near the Black Forest and between Lake Constance and Stuttgart the dinner on the 24th can … read more …