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 Schokokuss Sweets

German Schokokuss Sweets

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 […]

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) […]

Pineapple Marzipan Cake Recipe

Pineapple Marzipan Cake Recipe

Pineapple Marzipan Cake Pineapple Marzipan Cake is called Ananas-Marzipankuchen in Germany. Ingredients for batter of Pineapple Marzipan Cake: 200 g (7 oz) of marzipan 175 g (6 oz) of margarine OR butter, soft 175 g (6 oz) of sugar 3 eggs, XL 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 300 g (10.5 […]

Apricot Nut Cake

Apricot Nut Cake Recipe

Apricot Nut Cake Apricot Nut Cake is called Aprikosen-Nuβkuchen in Germany. You could use hazelnut meal, almond meal, or pecan meal. If you can not find either of these nut meals, you could make it yourself with an almond grinder. Find a nut mill here. Ingredients for batter: 250 g (8.75 oz) of butter 200 […]

Original German Schneenockerl Snowballs Recipe

Original German Schneenockerl Snowballs Recipe served with Vanilla Sauce

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 Recipe

German Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

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 […]

Original German Crumb Cake

Original German Crumb Cake Recipe

Original German Crumb Cake Original German Crumb Cake is called Deutscher Streuselkuchen in Germany.  Ingredients for Original German Crumb Cake: 500 g (17.6 oz) of flour, all-purpose  1 package of dry yeast, rapid-rise 3 tablespoons of sugar 1 leveled teaspoon of salt 1 whole egg, XL 2 egg yolks, XL 250 ml (8.45 oz) of […]

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake The Traditional Black Forest Cake is called Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte in Germany. Ingredients for Shortcrust Pastry for Traditional Black Forest Cake: 150 g (5.3 oz) of flour, all-purpose  1 tablespoon of cocoa 1 teaspoon of baking powder  75 g (2.64 oz) of sugar 1 pinch of salt 1 package of German vanilla […]

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe – Windbeutel

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe This Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe is easy to prepare. The Cream Puffs are made with a choux pastry and then filled with whipped cream. These puffs taste delicious. Cream Puffs are called Windbeutel in Germany. Ingredients for Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe: 250 ml (8.45 oz) of water 50 […]