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…

German Cremeschnitte without Filo Dough

Find out how to make the pastry Cremeschnitte without filo or puff pastry dough. This is a proven German recipe with origin from Poland where they call this pastry “Napoleonka” or “Kremowka”. Many Cremeschnitten recipes ask for filo dough but not this one. There…

German Apple Pastry with Egg Liquor

The German apple pastry contains egg liquor and quark. Both ingredients are not usual items in US supermarkets. You can make quark at home – GO TO THE QUARK RECIPE – and get egg liquor in German specialty stores or for example at Shop…

German Snowball Pastry from Rothenburg

If you ever had been visiting the German City Rotheburg ob der Tauber you probably have visited the bakery where they make the German Snowball Pastry BUT only during winter! In German: Schneeball. Schneeball means snowball in English, and is a pastry made from…

Apple Turnovers – Authentic German Apfeltaschen

Apple Turnovers or in German Apfelmaultaschen is a traditional and historic German recipe. The specialty is rumored to have been invented by monks of the German monastery Maulbronn (located in Baden-Wurtemberg) to conceal the fact that they were eating meat during lent. The monks…

Cherry Tartlets

Cherry Tartlets are an individual pastry case with a filling of fruit or other sweet or savory mixture. In Germany we fill them with all kinds of fruit such as strawberries, raspberries or blackberries. The filling also contains quark and if you cannot find…