German Pear Dessert – Pear Helene

German pear dessert

Are you looking for a festive dessert? A dessert that will compliment your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Try the German pear dessert that is based on the French recipe for Pear Helene. It consists of poached pears combined with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce and…

Pear Dessert with Escorial – German Liquor

German pear dessert with Escorial

Today we feature a special liquor that can be used in a one of kind dessert: The Pear dessert with Escorial.  It’s a special dessert indeed.  Find out that Escorial is below. What is Escorial? Escorial “The Ultimate Herbal Liqueur” produced from secret selected…

German Homemade Apple Sauce

german homemade apple sauce

The German homemade apple sauce can be used as a side dish for many other German dishes such as “Reibekuchen” (potato pancakes) or Kaiserschmarrn (see recipes at the end of the recipe). In Germany we call it “Apfelmus”. The apple sauce is so easy…

Plum Compote from Austria – Authentic Recipe

german plum compote

The Plum compote from Austria is called  “Zwetschgenröster” in Austria. It is the traditional side dish that goes with  the popular “Kaiserschmarrn”, a sweet Austrian pan dish that is also well known in Germany.  In Germany we make compote (Kompott) almost from every fruit….

German Pudding Cherry Dessert

German Pudding Cherry Dessert

The classic German dessert is pudding which is a kind of custard but not quite the same. Because it’s cherry season I am featuring a German Pudding Cherry Dessert that you can make using Dr Oetker pudding from the package or make it from…

German Raffaello Dessert – Delicious Quark Recipe

German Raffaello Dessert

The German Raffaello Dessert will be the highlight of your menu. It contains quark, heavy cream and Raffaelos, the popular coconut candy from Ferrero who also is the maker of the famous bread spread Nutella. In the USA the coconut-almond candy Raffaelo is available…

German Quark Raspberry Mascarpone Dessert

quark mascarpone raspberry dessert

Learn how to make the German quark raspberry Mascarpone dessert that is irresistible! It’s not just easy to make, you can vary it with different fruits too. Use strawberries, blueberries, mango or apricots. Sprinkle with grated coconut or grated chocolate. The dessert is using…

German Chocolate Pudding Made from Scratch

German Chocolate Pudding

You will love this german dessert: German Chocolate Pudding. We tell you how to make it from scratch. It’s very easy but if you don’t have enough time we recommend to use the one from Dr Oetker that is made in Germany as it…