German Quark Balls Recipe

German Quark Balls Recipe

German Quark Balls Recipe – Quarkbällchen The German Quark Balls Recipe looks like doughnuts, but the dough is made with baking powder instead of yeast. The taste is different because of the quark used. The texture is crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Originally made with quark, they also can be prepared with […]

German Kleckselkuchen – Blob Cake Authentic German Recipe

German Kleckselkuchen – Blob Cake

German Kleckselkuchen The German Kleckselkuchen is a yeast cake with four different toppings. A poppy seed mixture, cheese mixture, and fruit or jam covered with crumbs. The toppings create a patchwork pattern shaped any way you like it. Ingredients for German Kleckselkuchen: dough: 500 g (1.1 lbs) of all-purpose flour 1 pouch of dry yeast, […]

Simple German Yeast Dough Authentic German Recipe

Simple German Yeast Dough

Simple German Yeast Doug – Nauroder Gänse This Simple German Yeast Dough is prepared without eggs and butter. I used the dough to make the Nauerder Gins in standard German Nauroder Gänse, meaning geese from the village of Naurod, my birthplace. You can cut the dough in any shape you like. I do remember the […]

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe – A classic buttercream filled cake with krokant sprinkles 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 […]

German Raisin Bun Recipe

German Raisin Bun Recipe

German Raisin Bun Recipe – Rosinenbrötchen The German Raisin Bun Recipe makes soft fluffy sweet bread rolls. A rich yeast dough including butter, milk, and raisins. The step-by-step instructions make it easy to prepare the dough. Ingredients for the German Raisin Bun Recipe: 150 g + 350 g  (5.29 oz + 12.34 oz) of all-purpose […]

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake – Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte 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 pouch […]

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe – Bienenstich 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 […]

German Pretzel Buns Recipe

German Pretzel Buns Recipe

German Pretzel Buns Recipe – Laugenstangen The dough of the German pretzel buns recipe is a little different from the dough of my soft pretzels. Whereas I use water to make the pretzel dough, I use a mixture of milk and water for the buns. The second rising of the pretzel is after the first […]

Fanta Lemonade Cake

Fanta Lemonade Cake Recipe

Fanta Lemonade Cake – Fantakuchen The Fanta Lemonade Cake is a layer cake consisting of a cake batter. On top of the first layer are mandarines covered with a layer of a mixture with mascarpone, sour cream, and whipped cream. The final touch is a mixture of sugar and cinnamon sifted over the cake. Ingredients […]

Sacher Torte Recipe

Sacher Torte Recipe

Sacher Torte Recipe – The Oma Way The Sacher Torte is not a German recipe but is also well known and loved in Germany. It is a sponge based chocolate cake filled with apricot jam and covered with a special chocolate icing. Many different recipes are available, and after experimenting, the version I offer works […]