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.

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 […]

Kaiserschmarrn Recipe

Kaiserschmarrn Recipe – Fluffy Shredded Pancakes

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 […]

German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe

German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe

German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe The essential ingredients of the German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe are almonds, powdered sugar, and rosewater. The quality of the marzipan depends on the amount of sugar and liquids added to the almonds. The less sugar or liquids are added, the higher is the quality. The recipe makes about 600 g – […]

German Christmas Stollen Recipe

German Christmas Stollen Recipe

German Christmas Stollen Recipe The German Christmas Stollen Recipe is prepared with yeast but without marzipan. It is not as dense as the traditional Stollen and more like a Stollen Bread. Ingredients for German Christmas Stollen: 600 g (1.32 lb) of flour, all-purpose 80 g (2.82 oz) of sugar 2 packages of dry yeast, rapid […]

German Honey Cake Recipe

German Honey Cake Recipe

German Honey Cake Recipe The German Honey Cake is easy to prepare and always appreciated for breakfast during the Christmas Season. Spread some butter on top to enjoy it even more. Ingredients for German Honey Cake: 175 g (6.17 oz) of sugar, dark brown 175 g (6.17 oz) of honey, wildflower OR honey of your […]

German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen

German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen

German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen The German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen is usually topped with a white icing or dark chocolate but also can be plain without decoration. Ingredients for the dough of the German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen: 4 eggs, XL 200 g (7.05 oz) sugar, dark brown 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 tablespoons […]

German Quark Stollen Recipe

German Quark Stollen Recipe

German Quark Stollen Recipe The German Quark Stollen Recipe is prepared without marzipan and yeast. Ingredients for the German Quark Stollen Recipe: 500 g of flour, all-purpose 1 package of baking powder OR 3 teaspoons of baking powder 150 g of sugar 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 eggs, XL 125 […]

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 […]

German Apple Cider Cake

German Apple Cider Cake

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 […]