German Strawberry Cremeschnitten

strawberry cremeschnitten

German Strawberry Cremeschnitten or cream slices  – This original German cake recipe is a variation of the classic “Cremeschnitte” that is plain. This recipe is adding strawberries and it makes a completely new cake.  It is made with phyllo dough which is on the…

German Poppy Seed Pastry

german poppy seed pastry

The German Poppy seed pastry is a classic pastry that you can find in every German bakery. But unfortunately not in the USA, only special German influenced bakeries will make such a pastry. The good news is, you can make the poppy seed pastries…

Krapfen Recipe with Pears – German Donuts

Krapfen is a German pastry that is cooked in a deep fryer. In Germany Krapfen are very popular during the Fasnacht (Karneval) but in my opinion this is a good pastry throughout the year. You can fill the Krapfen with other fruit such as…

Franzbrötchen Cinnamon Rolls from Hamburg

The Franzbrötchen cinnamon rolls from Hamburg is a traditional pastry of the German city Hamburg. Back in 1806 to 1814 the French occupied Hamburg and during that time a so called “Franzbrot” was made which is known as baguette today. During that time a…

German Plunder Pastry with Sour Cherry Filling

Find out how to make the German Plunder pastry with sour cherries that can be found in every German bakery.  In Germany these pastries are made fresh daily. They can be made with vanilla pudding, quark with jam (raspberry, apricot) or assorted fruit on…

German Peach Quark 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…

Berliner Donuts – Popular German Pastry

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 Cinnamon Pastry – Best Zimtschnecken

The German Cinnamon Pastry or Zimtschnecken in German is a super popular pastry that you can find in any German bakery. You cannot find them in America, the American cinnamon rolls are different. With this authentic German recipe you can make the Zimtschnecken now…