Authentic German Dessert Recipes

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 German desserts offers something for every day like a simple cake for the traditional afternoon coffee in Germany or the pudding and Woodruff jelly, favorites for children.

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

Easter Lamb Cake Recipe

Easter Lamb Cake Recipe with Chocolate Sprinkles

Easter Lamb Cake Recipe To make this traditional Easter Lamb Cake Recipe as a dessert for Easter, you will need a special two-piece baking pan in the shape of a baby lamb. Click here to find the silver lamb pictured below in the United States. To purchase it in Germany click here. Ingredients for the […]

Chocolate Covered Cupcakes

Chocolate Covered Cupcakes decorated for Easter

Chocolate Covered Cupcakes Chocolate Covered Cupcakes are called kleine Kuchen mit Schokoladenguss in Germany. Ingredients for Chocolate Covered Cupcakes: 5 eggs XL 300 g (10.5 oz) of sugar 2 packages of Dr. Oetker Vanilla Sugar OR 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 250 g (8.8 oz) of Kartoffelmehl OR potato starch 100 g (3.5 oz) of all-purpose flour 1 […]

Easter Wreath Bread

Easter Wreath Bread decorated with colored Eggs

Easter Wreath Bread Easter Wreath Bread is called Osterkranz in Germany. Ingredients for Easter Wreath Bread: 600 g (21 oz) of all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon of salt 80 g ( 3 oz) of sugar 125 g (4.4 oz) of butter 300 ml (10 oz) of milk 2 packages of dry yeast rapid rise peel from […]

German Cheesecake Recipe-Kaesesahnetorte

German Cheesecake Recipe-Kaesesahnetorte

German Cheesecake Recipe-Kaesesahnetorte This German Cheesecake Recipe-Kaesesahnetorte is one of my favorites. The cake is easy to decorate, it tastes delicious, and always looks quite festive. This kind of German Cheesecake is called Kaesesahnetorte in Germany. The cake is made with a sponge cake and filled with quark or sour cream or whole milk yoghurt […]

German Sunny Side Up Cake-Spiegeleierkuchen

German Sunny Side Up Cake-Spiegeleierkuchen

German Sunny Side Up Cake-Spiegeleierkuchen The German Sunny Side Up Cake-Spiegeleierkuchen is easy to prepare. The Sunny Side Up Cake is simply an apricot pudding cream cake on a sheet. An ideal cake to serve at large parties. Ingredients for the batter of German Sunny Side Up Cake-Spiegeleierkuchen: 250 g (8.81 oz) of sugar 250 […]

Angel Cake Recipe

Angel Cake Recipe with Irish Cream Liqueur

Angel Cake Recipe This Angel Cake recipe is made with Irish Cream Liqueur. Quick and easy to prepare. The cake is called Ruehrkuchen mit Irish Cream Likoer in Germany. Ingredients for Angel Cake recipe: 5 eggs XL 1 cup of vegetable oil 1 cup of Baileys Irish Cream 2 heaping teaspoons of instant coffee 250 […]

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe. A sponge layered with Strawberries, topped with Whipped Cream.

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe This Strawberry Shortcake Recipe shows step-by-step, how to create this wonderful cake. Strawberry Shortcake is called Erdbeerkuchen or Amerikanischer Erdbeerkuchen mit Sahne in Germany. You can make the cake in a 10-inch springform or in a heart shaped baking pan. Ingredients for Strawberry Shortcake Recipe: 3 egg yolks XL 3–4 tablespoons of […]

Linzer Cake Recipe

Linzer Cake Recipe — Linzer Torte

Linzer Cake Recipe The Linzer Cake recipe is known as one of the oldest recipes to make a jam filled cake. The recipe dates back to the renaissance as the oldest recipe found in 1653. Ingredients Linzer Cake Recipe: 300 g (10.58 oz) of flour 250 g (9 oz) of soft butter (room temperature) 200 […]

Buchteln Recipe

Buchteln Recipe — Jam-Filled Sweet Rolls

Buchteln Recipe – Jam Filled Sweet Rolls Jam filled Sweet Rolls are called Buchteln in Germany. The Buchteln recipe is a yeast dough filled with jam and easy to prepare. Ingredients for Buchteln Recipe: (Makes approximately 24 rolls.) 200 ml (7 oz) of milk 500 g (17.5 oz) of flour 100 g (3.5 oz) of […]

Danube Wave Cake Recipe

Danube Wave Cake Recipe — Snow White Cake

Danube Wave Cake Recipe This Danube Wave Cake recipe is a traditional buttercream cake recipe in Germany. The Danube Wave Cake is called Donauwellen in Germany and is also known as Snow White Cake.  Ingredients for Danube Wave Cake Recipe: 250 g (8.81 oz) of butter OR margarine 200 g (7 oz) of sugar 1 […]