German Fruit Bread – Best Holiday Recipe

german fruit bread

The German fruit bread is a German holiday specialty and is very easy to make at home. It tastes so good with butter, jam or honey. Great with tea or coffee as well. The only not very common ingredients are  “Citronat” and “Orangeat” which…

German Beer Bread – Original Bavarian Recipe

german beer bread

German Beer Bread is the best to be made with German beer and especially the Bavarian beer from Hofbrau which is one of the oldest breweries in Bavaria. Here is a little history of the Hofbrauhaus: The Hofbrauhaus was founded in 1589 by Herzog…

Swabian Pretzel Rolls – Laugen Weckle from Swabia

Swabian Pretzel Rolls

The Swabian Pretzel rolls are our favorite when it comes to the German baking culture! They taste best when freshly baked with some butter. There are US stores who sell the pretzel rolls but they are not quite the same. Some are too sweet…

Sunflower Seed Bread – German Bread

sunflower bread

The Sunflower Seed Bread is an easy recipe even for baking beginners. There is nothing better than home made bread. No chemicals, and you can add what you like best. Spelt flour is a good alternative for wheat. This German bread recipe is proven…

German Style Bread Baked in Cast Iron Form

german style bread

The German Style bread baked in cast iron form is very easy to make, you just need a cast iron pot or a Dutch oven. Such a pot can also be used for other dishes such as pot roasts. We got the recipe from…

Easter Sweet Bread Wreath – Authentic German

Easter sweet bread wreath

Germany has some special Easter specialties, and one is the Easter Sweet Bread Wreath. It is decorated  with three hard boiled and colored eggs, and makes a great sweet bread for the Easter table. Easter is the time for good food, like lamb, cakes…

Arme Ritter Original Recipe – French Toast German Style

arme ritter french toast german style

Today’s recipe is called Arme Ritter (French Toast in English), and it is a traditional dish that can be traced back to the Romans. The antique cooking book De re coquinaria describes this dish following:  „Zerbrich abgeriebene Siligenen (= Winterweizengebäcke), mache größere Häppchen, tauche sie…

German Brotchen Semmel Authentic Recipe

german brotchen

This German Brotchen Semmel Recipe is a proven German recipe using German ingredients. We cannot guarantee the results as the American ingredients such as yeast and flour are different. Please use the pages that are providing more information about yeast and flour. We recommend:…