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.

Authentic German Dessert Recipes

The German desserts could be served either after the main meal or on a cake buffet for a party. The variety of authentic German dessert recipes offer something for every day like a simple cake for the traditional afternoon coffee or one of the 5 Delicious Pudding Recipes and Woodruff Jelly (Waldmeister Wackelpudding), favorites for children. The Traditional German Christmas Cookies are as well always welcome during the month of Christmas.

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

Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln

Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln

Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln are also known as Germknoedel. Ingredients for Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln: 500 g (1.1 lb) of flour, all-purpose 1 package of yeast, rapid rise 100 g (3.52 oz) of sugar 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 egg, XL 1 egg yolk, […]

German Chocolate Layer Cake Prinzregententorte

German Chocolate Layer Cake

German Chocolate Layer Cake – Prinzregententorte After decades I made the German Chocolate Layer Cake called Prinzregententorte in Germany. To prepare the cake is a challenge, but worth the time and work. Between each of the seven layers of cakes is a delicious chocolate buttercream and the cake is topped with a dark chocolate icing. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bee Sting Cake Original Recipe

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe This original Bee Sting Cake – Bienenstich in German is one of the classic traditional cake recipes in Germany. There are several ways of making this cake. The simple version is preparing sweet yeast dough with a caramelized almond topping (pictured on the left). In some regions of Germany this […]

Traditional German Cheesecake

Traditional German Cheesecake with Crumble Topping

Traditional German Cheesecake with Crumble Topping This Traditional German Cheesecake with Crumble Topping is called Käsekuchen mit Streusel in Germany. My mother used Schichtkaese for the German cheese cake. Schichtkaese is a combination of cream cheese and cottage cheese. The closest equivalent I can find in the United States is farmer’s cheese. If you live in an […]

5 Delicious Pudding Recipes

5 Delicious Pudding Recipes

5 Delicious Pudding Recipes 5 Delicious Pudding Recipes made from scratch. Vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, raspberry, and cherry. Easy to prepare using a basis of milk, sugar, corn starch and a flavor. Ingredients for 5 Delicious Pudding Recipes: Vanilla Pudding: 600 ml (1.26 pt) of milk 4 tablespoons of corn starch OR food starch of your choice […]

Chocolate Dippe Almond Horns

Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns Recipe

Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns – Mandelhörnchen The Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns are prepared with marzipan, sugar, eggs, flour, rosewater, vanilla sugar, and almonds. Ingredients for Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns: 200 g (7.05 oz) of marzipan OR almond paste (available at most grocery stores in the aisle with baking produces OR International produces) 2 egg whites, L 100 g (3.52 […]

German Nut Corners Recipe

German Nut Corners Recipe

German Nut Corners The German Nut Corners belong to the classic and traditional German desserts. They are called Nussecken in Germany. Ingredients for the German Nut Corners: For the shortcrust: 300 g (10.5 oz) of flour, all-purpose 1 teaspoon of baking powder 125 g (4.4 oz) of sugar 150 g (5.25 oz) of butter, soft […]

Dresdner Eierschecke

Dresdner Eierschecke Recipe

Dresdner Eierschecke Recipe The Dresdner Eierschecke is a specialty from Saxony and Thuringia. The cake has three layers, first the shortcrust, in the center a cheese pudding filling and on top an egg pudding mixture called the “Schecke”. Ingredients for the Shortcrust of the Dresdner Eierschecke: 200 g (7.05 oz) of flour, all-purpose 1 ½ […]