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 …

May 112012
 
Bienenstich  or Bee Sting Cake

Bienenstich or Bee sting cake in English is a traditional German coffee cake and can be found in every German bakery. The name means literally “Bee Sting cake“. Why? There is a legend where the baker who baked the cake got stung by a bee because the cake attracted it. The topping are caramelized honey … 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 …

Nov 182011
 
German Christmas Ice Crystal Cookies

Christmas in Germany comes with delicious cookies and cakes. Here is a Christmas cookie recipe that is imitating snow flakes; the cookies are shaped like ice crystals or snow flakes. They will make your Christmas table very festive looking. Happy Baking! Ingredients 50 g white chocolate 170g soft butter 1 package vanilla sugar (Dr. Oetker) … read more …

Nov 152011
 
Swiss Chocolate Cake

  Swiss Chocolate Cake – Let’s take  a little trip to Switzerland and it’s famous chocolate world, and  home of Lindt & Spruengli which is producing delightful chocolate. They are having the best chocolate indeed. The Swiss chocolate cake is easy to make and is a wonderful cake for the holidays or any festive event. … 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 …