German Meat Loaf Falscher Hase

German Meat Loaf falscher Hase

The German Meat loaf “Falscher Hase” (which means literally :fake rabbit”) is basically a German meat loaf with hard boiled eggs inside. It can become a decorative Easter dish when you create the rabbits face as shown on the photo. Use bay leaves for…

German Holiday Dessert – For Your Festive Menu

german holiday dessert

The German Holiday Dessert is the perfect ending for a German Christmas dinner. You need Lebkuchen, sour cherries and quark. Lebkuchen can be made – Go to the Recipe for Lebkuchen here – or you can find them at Aldi or Cost Plus (if…

Mulled Wine Recipe – German Gluehwein for Winter

german gluehwein

We found a Mulled Wine Recipe for you – it’s called “Glühwein” or Gluhwine in German, and is a traditional hot drink during the winter months. The fall and winter months are the time for hot drinks and beverages, and Germany is very popular…

German Butter Cream Cake with Egg Liquor

german butter cream cake

The German butter cake with egg liquor is an original and authentic German recipe that is maybe somewhat old fashioned.  Why old fashioned? The layered cake or “Torte” consists of a rich butter cream that is enriched with egg liquor – Eierlikör in German. You…

German Raffaello Cake with Raspberries

raffaello cake with raspberries

The German Raffaello Cake is a wonderful cake for the summer months and especially wonderful for Valentine’s Day which is celebrated in Germany with flowers, dinners for two, delicious cakes and desserts, romantic getaways, and special Valentine gifts. It also makes a delightful birthday…

Easter Lamb Cake Sweetened with Honey

german easter lamb cake

One traditional German cake for Easter is the Easter lamb cake. To make this special cake you would need a special baking lamb form, and we found some on Amazon. It’s basically a cake similar to a pound cake, so you could vary it…

German Filled Roasted Duck – For Festive Dinners

The German filled roasted duck is a especially for festive menus. This is an authentic German recipe that you will love. Happy Cooking! Ingredients German Filled Roasted Duck 1 duck, ready to cook, about 2kg 1 tsp marjoram 1 tsp mugwort (Beifuß), chopped Filling…

German Christmas Traditions – Advent and Gluhwein

Today we write about the  German Christmas Traditions – The Advent Wreath. There are many German Christmas traditions. One of them is the Adventskranz or Advent wreath. Made out of fir and/or pine branches and decorated with 4 candles it is symbolizing the 4…