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.
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, favorites for children.
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.
Kaiserschmarrn Recipe The original Kaiserschmarrn Recipe came from Austria but is also very well known and liked in Germany. The Kaiserschmarrn is a caramelized fluffy shredded pancake best served with applesauce or plum jam. It can be a main dish as well as a dessert. The name Kaiserschmarrn is no surprise, knowing that it has […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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) […]
German Apple Cider Cake The German Apple Cider Cake is called Apfelweintorte in Germany. A shortcrust pastry filled with sliced apples and an apple cider cream. The cake is topped with whipped cream and sprinkled cinnamon. It is the right cake to welcome autumn. Ingredients for Shortcrust Pastry for German Apple Cider Cake: 250 g […]
German Schokokuss Sweets The German Schokokuss Sweets are made with beaten egg whites and sugar syrup, covered with dark chocolate. The Schokokuss is also known as Schaumkuss or Topkuss in Germany. Ingredients for German Schokokuss Sweets: 100 g (3.52 oz) of pasteurized egg whites (available at grocery stores) 200 g (7.05 oz) of sugar 1 […]
Original German Schneenockerl Snowballs Recipe The Original German Schneenockerl Snowballs recipe is easy to prepare. Egg whites, powdered sugar, and lemon juice make the snowballs. Served with warm homemade vanilla sauce, delicious. Ingredients for Original German Schneenockerl Snowballs Recipe: 5 eggs, XL 75-100 g (2.64-3.52 oz) of powdered sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 800 […]
German Poppy Seed Cake The German Poppy Seed Cake is a shortcrust prepared with pears, filled with a poppy seed mix and topped with a mixture of sour cream and Crème Fraîche. Ingredients for the shortcrust of the German Poppy Seed Cake: 200 g (7.05 oz) of flour, all-purpose pinch of baking powder 90 g (3.17 […]