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.

Traditional German Christmas Cookies

Traditional German Christmas Cookies Recipes

Traditional German Christmas Cookies The Traditional German Christmas Cookies are offering a large selection of recipes, and all with quite a story. Some cookies are easier to prepare than others. Butter, eggs, flour, sugar, spices, and a variety of nuts are basic ingredients. The baking goods have a few things in common which are the […]

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 Apple Strudel Recipe

Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe – Apfelstrudel made from scratch

Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe This Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe is made from scratch. Apple Strudel is called Apfelstrudel in Germany. Ingredients for the dough for Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe: 225 g (7.93 oz) of all purpose flour 1 pinch of salt 1 egg size XL 6 tablespoons of lukewarm water 3 tablespoons of sunflower oil […]

Covered German Apple Cake

Covered German Apple Cake Recipe

Covered German Apple Cake The Covered German Apple Cake is a cake prepared with a shortcrust, filled with apple sauce and covered with a shortcrust in a lattice pattern. It is kind of an American Apple Pie. Ingredients for a Covered German Apple Cake: 300 g (10.58 oz) of all-purpose flour 125 g (4.4 oz) […]

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 […]