German Recipes

German Recipes

Basic cooking and baking with these authentic German recipes are easy. Choose from hundreds of authentic German recipes all home cooked by Oma. Pick from a variety of appetizers, soups, main dishes, side dishes, salads and desserts to create an unforgettable meal. The starter could be one of the soups. Afterward followed by an authentic sauerbraten served with yeast dumplings and red cabbage and ending with a pastry or pudding.

Oma’s German recipes are easy to prepare. First, you find the list of ingredients and hints how and where to find them or what to use as a substitute. Pictures show step by step how to prepare the food and what gadgets to use before finishing the dish.

You will find German recipes for holidays, festivities, and everyday cooking as well as for a barbecue in the garden and typical party snacks. The desserts are consisting of a variety of cakes, pastries, fruit, puddings and of course the famous German Christmas cookies and stollen.

Browse through these traditional German recipes, and I am sure you will find the one or other dish that you like, and that might remind you of your childhood or your Oma.

Roast Lamb Recipe – Boneless Lamb Leg – Lammbraten

Roast Lamb Recipe This Roast Lamb Recipe is prepared with a rosemary garlic rub. The boneless oven Roast Lamb is a favorite at Passover and Easter. Ingredients for the Roast Lamb Recipe: 2.72 kg (6 lb.) of lamb leg roast boneless 4 tablespoon of butter 1 stems of rosemary 4 cloves of garlic 2 teaspoons […]

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. […]

Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Peppers Recipe Stuffed peppers recipe. The stuffed peppers are called gefuellte Paprikaschoten in Germany. Ingredients for stuffed peppers recipe: 6 bell peppers in different colors 600 g (1.32 lb.) of ground beef 2 eggs xl 200 g (7.05 oz) of diced onions for meat filling 2 teaspoons of mustard 2 teaspoons of salt for […]

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 […]

Cheese Fondue Recipe

Cheese Fondue Recipe

Cheese Fondue Recipe The cheese fondue recipe consists of Swiss cheese and Gruyere cheese. Depending on personal taste, good choices also are Parmesan, Romano, Gouda, Cheddar and Edamer. Whatever combination of cheese you choose it should add up to about 800 g – 1.76 lb. of cheese. The recipe serves about four people. Ingredients for […]

Mustard Sauce Recipe

Mustard Sauce Recipe and hard boiled Eggs or poached Eggs

Mustard Sauce Recipe This mustard sauce recipe is a good choice to combine with either hard boiled eggs or Oma’s poached eggs. The mustard used gives the sauce the flavor. Mustard sauce is called Senfsosse in Germany. Ingredients for mustard sauce recipe: 3 tablespoons of butter 150 g (5.29 oz) of chopped onions 1 cube […]

Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe

Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe – also known as Balkanschnitzel or Paprikaschnitzel

Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe – Paprikaschnitzel The Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe – Paprikaschnitzel can be made with pork meat or veal. You can bread the meat slices or just cover it with spiced flour before frying. It is a personal choice, and both versions are right. The gravy is consisting of peppers and onions, enriched with tomatoes […]

Liver Dumplings Recipe — Leberkloesse or Leberknoedel

Liver Dumplings Recipe A German Liver Dumplings Recipe. The Liver Dumplings consist of liver, pork fat, onions, bread, herbs, and spices. Liver Dumplings are called Leberkloesse or Leberknoedel in Germany. Ingredients for Liver Dumplings Recipe: 350 g (12.34 oz) of beef liver OR calf liver 150 g (5.29 oz) of cured salt pork OR pork belly 1 […]

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 […]