Franzbrötchen Cinnamon Rolls from Hamburg

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 Cherry Plunder Pastry

plunder pastry with sour cherries

Find out how to make the German Cherry Plunder pastry 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 top. If…

Bremer Wickelkuchen or Wickel Cake

bremer wickelkuchen

The Bremer Wickelkuchen or in English Wickel Cake is basically a kind of roll or strudel (like apple strudel) but has a chocolate- streusel filling or a filling with raisins and almonds. This recipe is from someone who made such a cake probably a…

German Cinnamon Pastry – Best Zimtschnecken

German Cinnamon Pastry

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 Hacksteak Hunter Style

hacksteak hunter style

Today we feature the German Hacksteak Hunter style which is a classic German dish.  It is called “Hunter style” because we are using mushrooms for a gravy. Another name  would be “Hackbeefsteak”. So what is it really? It is basically a fake steak and is…

German Banana Bread

german banana bread

The German banana bread is not quite like the American version but it tastes as good as the US version. To get the best results you must use 100 percent ripe bananas. This is my personal version of banana bread, and everyone who tried…

German Potato Salad with Green Beans

german green bean potato salad

The German Green Bean potato salad is a great salad for the barbecue in summer. Green beans and potatoes are a good combination. If you like you can make this salad without potatoes or add some other vegetable such as red radishes. Happy Cooking!…

German Mini Cherry Streusel Cake

mini cherry cake

If you don’t know what cake to bake but you are in a baking mood, just use this recipe and make the mini Cherry Streusel cake. It’s an authentic German recipe from FB friend Gisele Myers (picture credit). Happy Baking! Ingredients Mini Cherry Streusel…