Super Easy German Fruit Cake – Authentic Recipe

Here is a super easy German fruit cake that can be made within minutes. We call the base cake (it’s like a sponge cake) in German a “Tortenboden” and the entire cake would be an “Obstkuchen”. You don’t have to be a master baker…

German Rhubarb Cake with Vanilla Cream

German Rhubarb Cake with Vanilla Cream

If you see rhubarb in the grocery stores or on your local farmers market you must get some so you can make this delicious German Rhubarb Cake with Vanilla Cream and Streusel on top. The base cake is a simple biscuit topped with a…

Boiled Potatoes with Radishes and Yoghurt

boiled potatoes with radishes

Are you looking for a delicious spring recipe? Here is one: Boiled potatoes with Radishes and Yoghurt. If you can get the first seasonal potatoes the dish would be more than perfect. Enjoy spring and Happy Cooking! Ingredients Boiled Potatoes with Radishes 4 Servings…

Strawberry Raffaello Layered Cake

strawberry raffaello cale

This is a perfect cake to surprise your beloved one for Valentine’s or Mother’s Day, or the Birthday! You also could make it for a hot summer’s day. Raffaellos bring an exotic taste to the table. It’s a rich cake indeed but doesn’t come…

Buttermilk Plinsen – East German Pancakes

buttermilk plinsen

You found a recipe for typical east middle German pancakes that are called Plinsen or Blinsen, in Russia they call them Bliny. They are round pancakes, some times they are even smaller than a pan size. If quark is added you get the “Quarkplinsen”…

Sour Meatballs Danzig Style

sour meatballs danzig style

Danzig, or in Polish Gdańsk, is a city that has made a lot of history throughout the past centuries. It was and still is a very interesting place and used to be populated by Germans until 1945. From this time many recipes had its…

Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke

eierschecke

The Dresden Cheese Cake Eierschecke is a cake specialty from Dresden, mainly from Saxon and Thuringia. The photo below shows the famous and beautiful cheese store and restaurant “Pfunds” www.pfunds.de. where they sell this cake (see the photo below, showing the cheese chop). THE…

German Sweet Bread with Hazelnut Filling – Nusszopf

german sweet bread

The “Nusszopf” or German sweet bread with a hazelnut filling is a classic German cake or pastry. It is made out of a yeast dough and filled with almonds or hazelnuts, braided. This is an authentic and proven German recipe. To make this German…