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.

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 […]

Traditional Marble Pound Cake

Traditional Marble Pound Cake — Marmorkuchen

Traditional Marble Pound Cake 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 using a wooden spoon and a whisk. Electric handheld mixers or stand mixers were not available to me at the time. A Marble Pound […]

Poached Egg Recipe

Poached Egg Recipe — Verlorene Eier Rezept

Poached Egg Recipe To prepare the Poached Egg Recipe can be a challenge. If the water is too cold, the egg yolk will separate from the egg white. If the water is too hot, the egg whites will harden too fast. It takes a little practice to make a perfect poached egg. The Poached Eggs […]

Homemade Buttermilk Bread

Homemade Buttermilk Bread – The crisp crust makes it so good.

Homemade Buttermilk Bread This Homemade Buttermilk Bread is baked in a loaf pan. Inside light, the crust is crisp, and it almost tastes like a sourdough bread.  Ingredients for Homemade Buttermilk Bread: 190 ml -200 ml (6.42 oz – 6.76 oz) of water 190 ml-200 ml (6.42 oz – 6.76 oz) of vitamin D whole […]

Traditional Chicken Fricassee Recipe

Traditional Chicken Fricassee Recipe

Traditional Chicken Fricassee Recipe This Traditional Chicken Fricassee Recipe is easy to prepare following these step by step instructions. If you want to save time, use the remaining broth to make a chicken soup the next day or you could store it in the freezer for later use. Ingredients for Traditional Chicken Fricassee Recipe: 2.26 […]

Traditional German Semolina Dumplings

Traditional German Semolina Dumplings – Griesskloesschen or Griessnockerl

Traditional German Semolina Dumplings These traditional German Semolina Dumplings are easy to prepare. You can find semolina at Walmart, Whole Foods and in several grocery stores in the aisle with Italian food. This recipe serves about 6-8 people. Ingredients for traditional German Semolina Dumplings: 250 ml (8.45 oz) of milk 2 tablespoons of butter 100 […]

Homemade German Fleischsalat

Homemade German Fleischsalat

Homemade German Fleischsalat The homemade German Fleischsalat is originally made with a ring of bologna, but also tastes delicious with sliced bologna. The taste of the Fleischsalat will depend in part on the kind of pickles and mayonnaise used. I recommend Hengstenberg Gherkins which you can get in the international aisle of your grocery store […]

German Pancake Soup

German Pancake Soup – Flädlesuppe, Frittatensuppe

German Pancake Soup The German Pancake Soup is called Flädlesuppe in Germany and Frittatensuppe in Austria. A beef broth topped with sliced pancakes. Serves about 6-8 people. Ingredients for German Pancake Soup: 150 g (5.29 oz) of all purpose flour 200 ml (6.76 oz) of milk 3 eggs size XL 1 tablespoon of sparkling water 1 teaspoon […]

Homemade Breakfast Rolls

Homemade Breakfast Rolls, just the way they should be!

Homemade Breakfast Rolls The Homemade Breakfast Rolls are easy to prepare. All it takes is some understanding of how to work the dough. The kneading of the dough is very important. Make sure the dough is moist but not sticky. Breakfast Rolls are called Fruehstuecksbroetchen in Germany. Ingredients for Homemade Breakfast Rolls: 750 g (1.65 […]

Homemade Quark Recipe

Homemade Quark Recipe – so easy to make!

Homemade Quark Recipe There are different ways of preparing Homemade Quark. I tried several variations using different  ingredients, but below is the recipe I like best. Quark has a great flavor and consistency. This Homemade Quark Recipe is prepared with milk and buttermilk. It makes about 400g – 450g (14.1oz – 15.87oz) of quark. Ingredients […]