German Christmas Apple Cake with the Spices we Love

holiday christmas apple cake

There is an apple cake for every season in Germany.  The Holiday Christmas Apple cake is a special apple cake just for Christmas. The combination of walnuts, cocoa and apples is delicious. This is an original recipe from Germany. Your family and friends will…

German Simple Lebkuchen Gingerbread Recipe

German Simple Lebkuchen

Do you love Lebkuchen and are looking for a German Simple Lebkuchen recipe? You found one. This lebkuchen recipe is traditional and classic. Lebkuchen are a symbol of Christmas as it is the only time where they are made. The German simple Lebkuchen recipe…

Potato Brussels Sprouts Gratin

potato brussels sprout sgratin

The Potato Brussels Sprouts gratin is an original German recipe, and a typical dish during the fall and winter season. Gratins or casseroles are very popular in Germany, and we call such a dish in German “Auflauf”. Potatoes combined with Brussels sprouts is a…

Aachener Printen – German Christmas Cookie

aachener printen

The Aachener Printen Christmas cookie is a special type of gingerbread that was created 1820 in the city of Aachen. So what is a “Printe”? It comes from english “print” and dutch “prent”. Back then they used a special carved wooden model that what…

Original Dresdner Stollen – Christmas Specialty

original dresdner stollen

Learn today how to make Original Dresdner Stollen which is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany since centuries,  and this is an authentic German recipe. The “Dresdner Stollen” is popular all over the world.  This German cake has its own history. Have you ever…

German Marzipan Quark Stollen – A Christmas Recipe

german christmas marzipan quark stollen

Germany is the country of the most famous Christmas baking and one traditional cake is the Stollen. There are many different recipes on how to make the Stollen. One is the “German Marzipan Quark Stollen” recipe which we feature today. Just in time for…

Swabian Pretzel Rolls – Laugen Weckle from Swabia

Swabian Pretzel Rolls

The Swabian Pretzel rolls are our favorite when it comes to the German baking culture! They taste best when freshly baked with some butter. There are US stores who sell the pretzel rolls but they are not quite the same. Some are too sweet…

German Griebenschmalz Recipe – Lard Bread Spread

German Griebenschmalz Recipe

Are you looking for the famous lard bread spread that originates from Germany? Here is an original German Griebenschmalz Recipe, the popular lard bread spread. Griebenschmalz is made out of Flomen (leaf lard) and Pork Speck (belly fat). This is an original and authentic…