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 almost every German bakery. The name means literally “Bee Sting cake”. There is a legend where the baker who baked the cake had been stung by a bee because the sweet top layer of the cake … 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 …






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 …






Jun 182011
 
Chocolate Cookie Cake

The chocolate cookie cake or “Kalter Hund” or “Zebra Cake” brings all my sweet birthday memories back as it was my birthday cake for many years. The chocolate cookie cake is rich and creamy, and pure chocolate. It is a delightful combination of chocolate and butter cookies (Leibniz). And you don’t even bake it as … 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 …






Jun 022010
 
Dresdner Stollen Christmas Cake

Dresdner Stollen is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany since centuries and this is an original German recipe. The “Dresdner Stollen” is popular all over the world.  This German cake has its own history. Have you ever asked yourself what it is actually symbolizing? The form of the Stollen  is supposed to symbolize the baby in … read more …