Authentic German Dessert Recipes

Authentic German Dessert Recipes

Oma provides authentic German dessert recipes for cakes, pastries, puddings, and fruit compotes. The cakes like the Danube wave cake and the chocolate roll cake are examples of pastries offered for special occasions. Of course, you will also find the recipe for the famous Black Forest cake. A favorite and must have during the Mardi Gras Season is the German doughnut also called Kreppel. The black and white cookies with M&M’s decoration are ideal for a birthday party for children.

The German desserts could be served either after the main meal or on a cake buffet for a party. The variety of German desserts offers something for every day like a simple cake for the traditional afternoon coffee in Germany or the pudding and Woodruff jelly, favorites for children.

Just follow Oma’s step-by-step instructions of the recipes. You will love serving these wonderful time honored cakes, pastries, puddings and compotes to your family, neighbors and friends.

Homemade Easter Cake

Homemade Easter Cake – Ostertorte

Homemade Easter Cake A Homemade Easter Cake easily becomes the centerpiece on the Easter Holiday table. Decorated with baked chocolate bunnies and various colors of jelly beans, this Easter Cake is eye-catching.  This cake is a delicious dessert for both the children and adults. Ingredients for the shortcrust for Homemade Easter Cake: 200 g (7.05 […]

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe – Zitronenrolle

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe This Lemon Cake Roll Recipe is easy to prepare following the step by step instructions below. Lemon Cake Roll is called Zitronenrolle in Germany Ingredients for sponge cake for Lemon Cake Roll recipe: 4 eggs XL 4 tablespoons of hot water 125 g (4.4 oz) of sugar 1 package of Dr. […]

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe This is a Mardi Gras King cake recipe with a German twist. During the Carnival festivities the Germans always enjoy their doughnuts, in New Orleans during the Mardi Gras festivities there is the King cake with or without a little baby hidden. Ingredients for Mardi Gras King cake recipe: 750 […]

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe – Windbeutel

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe This classic German cream puffs recipe is easy to prepare. Made with a choux pastry and filled with whipped cream. Tastes delicious. Cream puffs are called Windbeutel in Germany. Ingredients for classic German cream puffs recipe: 250 ml (8.45 oz) of water 50 g (1.76 oz) of butter pinch of […]

Traditional Marble Pound Cake Recipe — Marmorkuchen

Traditional Marble Pound Cake Recipe This traditional marble pound cake recipe is one of the first cakes I learned how to prepare when I was a child. I learned to make it with a wooden spoon and a whisk. No electric handheld mixer or stand mixer were available at the time. A marble pound cake […]

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe – A Classic Buttercream Filled Cake with Krokant Sprinkles

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe This traditional Frankfurter Kranz recipe is a classic amongst the German buttercream cakes. The recipe which originated in Frankfurt am Main, Germany became famous all over the world.  Making a Frankfurter Kranz requires some work, but is worth the effort. This cake tastes better if prepared the day before serving and […]

German Rehruecken Cake Recipe

German Rehruecken Cake Recipe – A Chocolate Almond Cake

German Rehruecken Cake Recipe Rehruecken translated means saddle of venison cake and in this case, it is a chocolate almond cake. The German Rehruecken cake recipe is easy to make following the step by step instruction. The cake is one of the very traditional birthday cakes in Germany. Made with almonds and chocolate. Baked in […]

German Apple Dessert

German Apple Dessert Hessian Apple Dream – Hessischer Apfeltraum

German Apple Dessert  – Hessian Apple Dream This German apple dessert is a kind of tiramisu. The recipe is from the State of Hesse in Germany. A delicious, refreshing dessert quick and easy to prepare, and the result is just a dream. NO baking required! Ingredients: 200 g (7.05 oz) of Lady Fingers 4-5 tablespoons […]

Apple Strudel Recipe

Apple Strudel Recipe – Apfelstrudel made from scratch

Apple Strudel Recipe This Apple Strudel recipe is made from scratch. Apple Strudel is called Apfelstrudel in Germany. Ingredients for the dough for Apple Strudel recipe: 225 g (7.93 oz) of all purpose flour 1 pinch of salt 1 egg size XL 6 tablespoons of lukewarm water 3 tablespoons of sunflower oil OR vegetable oil Preparation […]

apple casserole recipe

Apple Casserole Recipe – Apfelauflauf Rezept with raisins and almonds

Apple casserole recipe It is fall meaning apple harvest. This apple casserole recipe is easy to prepare ahead of time. You could also freeze it. Ingredients for apple casserole recipe: 1000 g (2.20 lbs) apples Braeburn or Fuji (without core, peeled and cut) 250 g (8.81 oz) of butter 250 g (8.81 oz) of sugar […]