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 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 for the […]

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: […]

Bread Man Recipe St Martin's Day

Bread Man Recipe for Weckmaenner or Stutenkerle

Bread Man Recipe Bread Man Recipe is used to bake Martin’s Men for the celebrations of St. Martin’s Day. In Germany they are called Weckmaenner or Stutenkerle. Ingredients for Bread Man Recipe: 500 g (1.1 lb) of flour, all-purpose  1 package of yeast, rapid rise 2 tablespoons of sugar 1 pinch of salt 1 egg, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

German Hazelnut Cake Nusskuchen

German Hazelnut Cake Nusskuchen

German Hazelnut Cake Nusskuchen The German Hazelnut Cake Nusskuchen is easy to prepare. The cake is baked in a loaf baking pan. Ingredients for the German Hazelnut Cake Nusskuchen: 250 g (8.81 oz) of butter, soft 200 g (7.05 oz) of sugar 1 pinch of salt 5 eggs, XL 1½-2 teaspoons of almond extract 2-3 […]

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 Plum Cake Recipe

German Plum Cake Recipe

German Plum Cake Recipe – Quark Oil Dough The German Plum Cake Recipe is prepared with a quark oil dough/crust and Italian plums/prunes, and the topping is cinnamon crumbles. If the quark is not available, sour cream and Greek yogurt work fine too. The cake tastes best when it is still a little warm. Served […]