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.

Classic Homemade Waffles

Classic Homemade Waffles – Haushaltswaffeln or feine Waffeln

Classic Homemade Waffles These Classic Homemade Waffles are easy to prepare. Always a favorite for the whole family.  Ingredients for Classic Homemade Waffles: 250 g (8.81 oz) of margarine OR butter 250 g (8.81 oz) of sugar 500 g (17.63 oz) of all purpose flour 6 eggs XL 500 ml (16.9 oz) of milk 1 ½ teaspoons […]

Easy Blueberry Cake

Easy Blueberry Cake with Whipped Cream

Easy Blueberry Cake This Easy Blueberry Cake is called einfacher Heidelbeerkuchen in Germany. Whipped cream is called Schlagsahne. Ingredients for Easy Blueberry Cake: 150 g (5.29 oz) of soft butter OR margarine 150 g (5.29 oz) of sugar 300 g (10.58 oz) of all purpose flour 3 eggs XL grated lemon peel of 1 lemon ½ […]

Traditional Blueberry Cake Recipe

Traditional Blueberry Cake Recipe with Crumble Topping

Traditional Blueberry Cake Recipe The Traditional Blueberry Cake Recipe is very special to me. My mother used to make it all the time, but unfortunately I lost her recipe. So, I experimented a few times after having tried three times, I had figured it out. The cake was exactly like my mother used to make […]

Traditional Rhubarb Cake

Traditional Rhubarb Cake with Crumble Topping

Traditional Rhubarb Cake Traditional Rhubarb Cake with crumble topping is called Rhabarberkuchen mit Streusel in Germany.  Ingredients for Traditional Rhubarb Cake: 500 g (17.6 oz) of all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon of salt 125 g (4.4 oz) of melted butter 1 cup of lukewarm milk 2 eggs XL 1 package of rapid-rise dry yeast 2 tablespoons of […]

Sweet Woodruff Jelly

Sweet Woodruff Jelly — Homemade dessert with Vanilla Sauce or Whipped Cream

Sweet Woodruff Jelly Sweet Woodruff jelly is called Waldmeisterpudding or Wackelpudding in Germany. Ingredients for Sweet Woodruff Jelly: 1 l (33.81 oz) of bottled water 200 ml (6.76 oz) of sweet woodruff syrup OR raspberry syrup OR strawberry syrup OR blueberry syrup 2 ½ envelopes OR 2 ½ tablespoons of Knox Gelatin 4–6 drops of natural green food coloring (available at Whole […]

Vanilla Pudding Recipe

German Vanilla pudding recipe! Vanilla pudding is called Vanillepudding in Germany. This dessert can be made with either Dr. Oetker’s Vanilla Pudding or with more readily available products from Jell-O. Either way, I’m sure you’ll find it all delicious. …Oma Ingredients for Dr. Oetker Pudding: 2 packages of Dr. Oetker Vanilla Pudding 6 tablespoons of […]

Sweet Woodruff Cheesecake

Sweet Woodruff Cheesecake with Strawberries

Sweet Woodruff Cheesecake This Sweet Woodruff Cheesecake is called Waldmeisterkaesetorte mit Erdbeeren.  Ingredients for Cheesecake: 2 eggs XL OR Jumbo 2–3 tablespoons of hot water 100 g (3.52 oz) of sugar 1 teaspoon of grated lemon peel 75 g (2.64 oz) all-purpose flour 50 g (1.76 oz) of Dr. Oetker Gustin OR corn starch 1 teaspoon […]

Mocha Buttercream Cake Recipe

Mocha Buttercream Cake Recipe

Mocha Buttercream Cake Recipe The Mocha Buttercream Cake Recipe is easy to make following step by step instructions. The Mocha Buttercream Cake is called Mokkatorte in Germany. Ingredients for Mocha Buttercream Cake Recipe: 4 eggs, XL 4 tablespoons of hot water 150 g (5.29 oz) of sugar 1 package of German vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon […]

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 […]

Easy Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Easy Chocolate Pudding Recipe served with Vanilla Sauce

Easy Chocolate Pudding Recipe Easy Chocolate Pudding Recipe. Chocolate Pudding is called Schokoladenpudding in Germany. Chocolate Pudding and Vanilla Sauce is one of the standard desserts in my family.  This dessert can be made using either Dr. Oetker’s Chocolate Pudding Powder and for the vanilla sauce Dr. Oetker’s Vanilla Pudding Powder. Alternatively, you can use […]