Dec 122013
 
Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets are an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savory mixture. In Germany we fill them with all kinds of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries. The filling also contains quark and if you cannot find it in your supermarket, you can make it easy at home … read more …

Mar 092012
 
Fried Egg Muffins for Easter

Surprise your friends and family with fried egg muffins on Easter. The muffins are easy to make and will make people smile. Not only for Easter! Happy Baking! Ingredients (for 6 muffins) 90 g oil 300 g flour 1 tbsp baking powder 100 g sugar 1 Dr Oetker package vanilla sugar 1 egg, 1 pinch … read more …

Feb 032012
 
Old Fashioned Apple Cake

Nice old-fashioned German apple cake. Enjoy this cake with a cup of coffee or tea, and serve it with whipped cream. Ingredients Dough 375 g flour 1 tbsp baking powder 180 g sugar 1 sachet vanilla sugar 1 pinch salt 1 egg 1 egg yolk 180 g cold butter 2-3 ladyfingers some flour for rolling … read more …

Sep 272011
 
German Apple Flan

A flan is a tart, a type of pie, with a base of shortcrust pastry. An example is a quiche. In both savory and sweet flans the filling tends to be based on a thick custard. However there are flans not based on custard. The recipe below is a German variation of a flan. It’s … read more …

Sep 132011
 
Countess Cake or Komtess Kuchen

It is not clear why this cake is named Countess cake or in German Komtesskuchen. I could not find anything about its origin. But the cake is a delicious combination of orange dough and chocolate. And it looks good with the stripes. It is a very unusual cake indeed. Ingredients juice of 1 organic orange … read more …

Nov 172010
 
German Vanilla Cones

German Vanilla Cones are classic Christmas cookies. They are very easy to make and you don’t need special ingredients. This is my favorite amongst all the German Christmas cookies, and the best were from my aunt. They were soft and sweet; the smell of vanilla was in the air… Happy Baking. Ingredients (20-30 pieces) German … read more …

Oct 182010
 
Prune Streusel Crumble Cake

This classic German Prune Cake is the favorite of many people, so I would like to share it with you. Streusel (Crumble) Cakes are very popular in Germany and can be bought in every bakery. Instead of prunes you also can use plums, apricots or sour cherries. The dough of this recipe is made with yeast. You can … read more …

Jun 082010
 
German Apple Strudel

This is an original and authentic German recipe for apple strudel as they made it in Austria way back when all Germany was ruled by the Emperor. It’s been said that the German apple Strudel dough must be so thin that it is possible to see a love letter shining through on the other side. … read more …