Homemade Rhubarb Cake with Meringue Topping

Homemade Rhubarb Cake The Homemade Rhubarb Cake is prepared with a stirred batter, filled with skinned cut rhubarb and topped with meringue. Ingredients for Homemade Rhubarb Cake: 600 g (1.32 lb) of rhubarb 150 g (5.29 oz) of butter, soft 2 tablespoons of oil 150 g (5.29 oz) of sugar 1 package of vanilla sugar […]

Authentic German Butter Cake

Authentic German Butter Cake

Authentic German Butter Cake – Butterkuchen The Authentic German Butter Cake – Butterkuchen is a yeast cake. The topping consists of butter, almonds, sugar, and whipping cream. A great choice for an afternoon Kaffeeklatsch. Ingredients for Butter Cake: Dough: 500 g (1.1 lb) of flour, all-purpose 4 tablespoons of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt 2 […]

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 […]

Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln

Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln

Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln are also known as Germknoedel. Ingredients for Sweet German Dumplings Dampfnudeln: 500 g (1.1 lb) of flour, all-purpose 1 package of yeast, rapid rise 100 g (3.52 oz) of sugar 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 egg, XL 1 egg yolk, […]

German Chocolate Layer Cake Prinzregententorte

German Chocolate Layer Cake

German Chocolate Layer Cake – Prinzregententorte After decades I made the German Chocolate Layer Cake called Prinzregententorte in Germany. To prepare the cake is a challenge, but worth the time and work. Between each of the seven layers of cakes is a delicious chocolate buttercream and the cake is topped with a dark chocolate icing. […]

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe – A Classic Buttercream Filled Cake with Krokant Sprinkles

Traditional Frankfurter Kranz Recipe 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 tastes better if prepared the day before serving and […]

Traditional Marble Pound Cake

Traditional Marble Pound Cake — Marmorkuchen

Traditional Marble Pound Cake This Traditional Marble Pound Cake Recipe is one of the first cakes I learned how to prepare when I was a child. I learned to make it using a wooden spoon and a whisk. Electric handheld mixers or stand mixers were not available to me at the time. A Marble Pound […]

Bee Sting Cake Original Recipe

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe

Original Bee Sting Cake Recipe 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 Germany this […]

Traditional German Cheesecake

Traditional German Cheesecake with Crumble Topping

Traditional German Cheesecake with Crumble Topping This Traditional German Cheesecake with Crumble Topping is called Käsekuchen mit Streusel in Germany. My mother used Schichtkaese for the German cheese cake. Schichtkaese is a combination of cream cheese and cottage cheese. The closest equivalent I can find in the United States is farmer’s cheese. If you live in an […]