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 […]

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 […]

Hazelnut Taler Cookies

Hazelnut Taler Cookies

Hazelnut Taler Cookies Hazelnut Taler Cookies are a delicious biscuit in Germany, not only at Christmas Time, filled with a homemade hazelnut chocolate nougat. The cookies are decorated with white chocolate and pistachios on top. Ingredients: 250 g (8.81 oz) of butter, soft 150 g (5.29 oz) of powdered sugar 1 vanilla bean 4 egg […]

Hazelnut Chocolate Nougat Recipe

Hazelnut Chocolate Nougat

Hazelnut Chocolate Nougat Recipe – Wunderbar for baking Hazelnut Chocolate Nougat is a delicious ingredient in German baking. The original recipe consists of hazelnuts, but blanched almonds and walnuts or a mix of nuts work too. Nougat improves the taste in pastries, cookies, and Praline’s (chocolates). Only a few ingredients create this delicacy: hazelnuts, powdered sugar, […]

Aachener Printen Recipe

Aachener Printen Recipe

Aachener Printen Recipe The Aachener Printen Recipe is one of the classic German Recipes for Christmas cookies. This kind of Lebkuchen uses syrup instead of honey. Ingredients for the Aachener Printen Recipe: 500 g (1.1 lb) of Rübensyrup (Grafschafter) OR Dark Corn Syrup 3 tablespoons of water 150 g (5.29 oz) of Turbinado Cane Sugar OR Kandiszucker […]

Traditional German Gingerbread House

Traditional German Gingerbread House

Traditional German Gingerbread House – Lekuchenhaus The Traditional German Gingerbread House reminds me always of the story of Hänsel and Gretel. I remember one apple blossom festival in my small hometown when I was Gretel during a parade in front of the gingerbread house, driving on a wagon pulled by a tractor. Unforgettable memories. Ingredients […]

German Dominosteine Christmas Cookies

German Dominosteine Christmas Cookies

German Dominosteine Christmas Cookies – Layered Gingerbread Cookies The German Dominosteine Christmas Cookies are prepared in 3 layers. The first layer is a gingerbread, in the middle a jelly layer, and on top a marzipan layer. After cutting the cookies into squares, they are dipped in dark chocolate. Ingredients  for the German Dominosteine Christmas Cookies: […]

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake – Schwarzwaelder 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 package […]

Danube Wave Cake Recipe

Danube Wave Cake Recipe

Danube Wave Cake Recipe – Donauwellen 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 […]

Gewuerzkuchen Recipe

Gewuerzkuchen Recipe

Gewuerzkuchen Recipe – Delicious The Gewuerzkuchen Recipe consists of butter, vanilla sugar, sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa, milk 9 different spices, and chocolate sprinkles. The Gewuerzkuchen is baked in a bundt cake pan. Ingredients for the Gewuerzkuchen Recipe: 250 g (8.81 oz) of butter OR margarine, soft 150 g. (5.29 oz) of sugar 1 package of […]