Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

berliner donut

The Berliner Donuts are the most popular pastry in Germany and they are super popular around the carnival season (February/March). Let us tell you a bit more about this German tradition of carnival: As you probably know, Germany is the European center for this celebration….

German Almond Crescents

German Almond Crescents

The German Almond Crescents can be found in almost every German bakery. In some US German bakeries you might find them as well but if you are not living close to one you can make them at home. The best with a cup of…

German Blueberry Muffins – Heidelbeermuffins

german blueberry muffins

Today I found organic blueberries for a great deal and decided to make this delicious German blueberry muffins. They are perfect! I added some grated chocolate to the dough to make them a bit special. Happy Baking! Ingredients German Blueberry Muffins 80 g sugar…

German Peach Quark Pastry

german peach pastry

This Original German peach quark pastry is not that difficult to make, and if you don’t have a European bakery nearby, you probably will have no other chance than baking them. The puff pastry dough can be purchased from Pillsbury and Pepperidge (Target), Costco…

Raspberry Muffins with Streusel

raspberry muffins with streusel

This is a recipe for German Raspberry Muffins with Streusel; it’s super easy and can be made fast if you need something sweet for unexpected guests, a party or just for the Kaffee and Kuchen table. You will find out that these muffins are…

German Profiteroles – Windbeutel A German Specialty

german windbeutel cream puffs profiteroles

German Profiteroles or Windbeutel in German are a German specialty. The origin of both the pastry and its name profiterole are obscure. It was introduced in France by Caterina de’ Medici, wife of Henry II of France, who brought from Tuscany several recipes, including…

Austrian Krapfen – Berliner – German Pastry


Enjoy this original and authentic recipe for Austrian Krapfen, a pastry that is very popular in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. In Germany we call it Berliner. The pastry is filled with jam or sometimes with a vanilla custard. It is not that difficult to…

Sweet German Apple Krapfen – Authentic German

Sweet German Apple Krapfen

The Sweet German Apple Krapfen are like small apple pancakes, or in Swabia we call them “Apfelküchle”. It is an authentic German recipe that is easy to make. It is using the German vanilla pudding. A substitute would be some drops vanilla extract and…