Traditional Authentic German Austrian Linzer Cake

Linzer Cake

The Linzer cake is to be said to be the oldest-known in the world. For a long time a recipe from 1696 in the city library of Vienna was the oldest one known. But in 2005 the library director of the upper Austrian Museum found an…

German Walnut Strudel Recipe

german walnut strudel

If you can get quark you must bake this delicious and wonderful German Walnut Strudel. It’s a proven, authentic German recipe. You can use hazelnuts or almonds as well. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Walnut Strudel DOUGH 170 g quark 4 tbsp milk 6 tbsp…

German Countess Cake or Komtess Kuchen

countess cake

You may have not heard about this cake, the Countess Cake or “Komtess Kuchen” in German.  We searched the history why this cake has this unusual name but could not find anything about it. We only know that Komtess means “Countess”. The cake is…

Authentic German Chocolate Cake – The Real Experience

authentic german chocolate cake

This is an authentic German Chocolate Cake as we make it in Germany. It is not the cake that is offered in the USA as a German chocolate cake. The chocolate cake recipe we want to feature today is simple and the chocolate might…

German Mandarine Orange Sour Cream Cake

German Mandarine Orange Sour Cream Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes! The delicious cake called German Mandarine Orange Sour Cream Cake – in German we call it Schmandkuchen. “Schmand” is the equivalent to the American sour cream that will be used for this cake. It is used in…

Authentic German Cheese Cake Recipe

german cheese cake

Authentic German Cheese Cake recipe: Are you looking for an original and authentic German recipe for cheese cake? You found the right recipe among all recipes that you can find online. This recipe is authentic German.  The German Cheese Cake or “Käsekuchen” is one…

Authentic German Apple Spekulatius Cake

apple spekulatius cake

The Apple Spekulatius Cake is a wonderful German cake for the fall and advent/holiday season but also for any other occasion. It tastes so good! It is an ideal cake for Thanksgiving or Christmas. The Spekulatius cookies are very popular during the holidays and…

German Apple Tartlets

german apple tartlets

These German Apple Tartlets are a classic and ideal for a nice cake buffet or perfect when the apple season has started. This is an original German recipe and it’s perfect for baking beginners. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Apple Tartlets For the Shortcrust Dough…