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.

Danube Wave Cake Recipe

Danube Wave Cake Recipe — Snow White Cake

Danube Wave Cake Recipe This Danube Wave Cake recipe is a traditional buttercream cake recipe in Germany. The Danube Wave Cake is called Donauwellen in Germany and is also known as Snow White Cake.  Ingredients for Danube Wave Cake Recipe: 250 g (8.81 oz) of butter OR margarine 200 g (7 oz) of sugar 1 […]

Cinnamon Pears

Cinnamon Pears Topped with Cranberry Sauce – Gefüllte Birnen mit Preiselbeeren

Cinnamon Pears Cinnamon Pears with cranberries are a typical German side dish for poultry or venison. You have two choices. You can buy a can of pear halves and fill them with canned jellied cranberry sauce or you go The Oma Way and make the pears from scratch. If you are short of time or […]

Pumpkin Liqueur Cupcakes

Pumpkin Liqueur Cupcakes for Thanksgiving

Pumpkin Liqueur Cupcakes These Pumpkin Liqueur Cupcakes are easy to make. They are a nice decoration for your Thanksgiving dessert table. Ingredients for Pumpkin Liqueur Cupcakes: 125 g (4.4 oz) of all-purpose flour 125 g (4.4 oz) of potato starch OR corn starch 250 g (8.8 oz) of powdered sugar 1 package of Dr. Oetker […]

Pickled Sweet & Sour Butternut Squash

Pickled Butternut Squash Pickled butternut squash is easy to prepare and has many ways to be served as a side dish. Ingredients: 1000 g (2.2 pounds) of diced butternut squash 500 ml (8.45 oz) of white wine vinegar 250 ml (16.9 oz) of water 500 g (17.6 oz) of sugar Juice from one lemon Grated […]

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce – Apfelbrei

Homemade Applesauce A homemade Applesauce recipe is easy to prepare. You can use peeled or unpeeled apples. The Applesauce only takes 4-10 minutes to cook. Applesauce is called Apfelbrei in Germany. Ingredients for homemade Applesauce recipe: 2 kg (4.4 lb.) of apples (McIntosh, Braeburn, or Fuji) ½ cup of water 4 tablespoons of  sugar cinnamon (optional) […]