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 …

May 302013
 
German Pistachio Cookies

German pistachio cookies are great throughout the year and are not specific German Christmas cookies. Of course you can bake them for the holidays too. You will see that these cookies will become the favorite. Try them out and enjoy them with a good cup of coffee. Happy Baking! Ingredients 100 g brown sugar 1 … read more …

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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 182012
 
Aachener Printen Christmas Cookie

The German Christmas cookies Aachener Printen is a gingerbread that was created 1820 in the German city Aachen. So what is a Printe? It comes from english “print” and dutch “prent”. Back then they used a special carved wooden model that what used to print the cookies (see picture of the form). Original Aachener Printen … read more …

Oct 162012
 
Pumpkin Cheese Cake

German Pumpkin Recipes: Original German cake recipe for the pumpkin season that is almost like the American version. This cake is a combination of pumpkin and cream cheese, topped with a sweet cream glaze. Perfect holiday cake, or a great cake for Halloween or  Thanksgiving. It’s worth it to try it out. Happy Baking! Ingredients … 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 132012
 
German Cake: Granatsplitter

The German cake “Granatsplitter” or in English “Chocolate Mountain” is a typical German cake or sweet pastry that is made out of the left overs from cakes and tarts in the bakeries. The cake left overs are mixed with a buttery cream, cocoa, rum and almonds and folded on a bottom piece that is a … 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 …