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

Countess Cake or Komtesskuchen – It is not clear why this German cake is named Countess cake or in German Komtesskuchen. I could not find anything about its origin. We only know that Komtess means “Countess”. The cake is a delicious combination of orange flavored dough and chocolate. And it looks “aristocratic” indeed with the … 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

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 … read more …

May 092010
 
Streusel Apple Cake

This cake is a classic amongst the German Sunday afternoon cakes. Well, let me tell you a bit more about the traditional Coffee and Cake Sunday afternoons of Germany. Around 3-4pm the family, or friends would gather at home or in a Cafe (they are exclusively open Sundays!) and everyone enjoys some coffee or tea with a piece … read more …

Apr 292010
 
Marmorkuchen or Marble Cake

The Marmorkuchen or  Marble cake is one of these typical cakes that are a “must have” for the traditional “coffee and cake” getting together on Sunday afternoons. It’s Kaffee und Kuchen time. German families and friends like to meet Sunday afternoon to enjoy a cup of coffee and some cake. They come together in their … read more …