German Iced Coffee

German Iced Coffee a real treat The German Iced Coffee is made with strong brewed cold coffee, vanilla ice cream, and whipped cream. It is so refreshing and a real treat on a hot summer day. Ingredients: 250-300 ml (8.45-10.14 oz) of strong brewed coffee, chilled (depending on size of the glass) 150 g (5.29 […]

German Rumtopf Recipe

German Rumtopf Recipe – Preserved fruit in rum

German Rumtopf Recipe What you need to make the German Rumtopf Recipe To make the German Rumtopf Recipe you need a fermenting crock pot. The size is depending on the amount of fruit used,  5 l – 1.32 gal or 11.35 l – 3 gal or a large stoneware pot with a lid. A preserving […]

Traditional Gluehwein Recipe

Traditional Gluehwein Recipe – Mulled Wine Recipe

Traditional Gluehwein Recipe The mulled wine (Gluehwein) is a popular beverage and known for being served at Christmas markets in Germany. Follow the smell of spices, oranges, and wine, and you will find a Weihnachtsmarkt. This traditional Gluehwein recipe – mulled wine is easy to prepare. Preparations can be done ahead of time and the […]

10 Best Oktoberfest Beers

10 Best Oktoberfest Beers to choose from!

10 Best Oktoberfest Beers! “Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt’s” meaning “God save hop and malt”. Find the 10 best Oktoberfest beers to celebrate. Three beers are imported from Germany, seven beers are brewed in the United States. Serve the beer with Oma’s original German food recipes and play German Music. Unless you’re one of the […]

Sweet Woodruff Syrup

Sweet Woodruff Syrup – Delicious to use in Drinks and Desserts

Sweet Woodruff Syrup Sweet Woodruff Syrup is called Waldmeistersirup or Maikrautsirup in Germany. Sweet Woodruff Syrup may be utilized in many recipes for spring and May Day celebrations.  Note: Harvest the Sweet Woodruff before its flowers starts to bloom. Ingredients for Sweet Woodruff Syrup: 1000 g (2.2 lb.) of fine sugar 2 l (2.11 quarts) […]

German Egg Liqueur Cake

German Egg Liqueur Cake plus recipe for homemade Egg Liqueur

German Egg Liqueur Cake The German Egg Liqueur Cake is called Eierlikörkuchen in Germany. It is relatively easy to make, however, the egg liqueur “Advocaat” (a Dutch alcoholic beverage) is only available in a few regions in the United States. When preparing the below recipe however, you will discover that it is not difficult to make […]

Apple Punch Recipe

Holiday Apple Punch Recipe – Apfelweinbowle

Apple Punch Recipe This Apple Punch recipe is easy to make following these step by step instructions. Apple Punch is called Apfelweinbowle in Germany. This punch is a favorite party drink because it has not too much alcohol. Ingredients for Apple Punch recipe: 3 bottles (ea 355 ml – 12 oz) of Woodchuck Hard Cider […]

Fresh Eggnog

Fresh Eggnog Recipe Homemade

Fresh Eggnog Fresh Eggnog is called frischer Eierflip in Germany. The eggnog can be stored for 2-3 days in the refrigerator. Ingredients for Eggnog  (for about 15 cups): 8 egg yolks, XL 8 egg whites, XL OR pasteurized egg whites available at grocery stores 1 ½ cups of sugar 1 tablespoon of sugar 4 cups […]

May Wine Punch

May Wine Punch — Maibowle for dancing into the bliss of May

May Wine Punch May Wine Punch is called Maibowle in Germany. The May Punch is a traditional German favorite to celebrate May Day. May Wine Punch is made with Sweet Woodruff flavor, (Waldmeister or Maikraut) known, loved, and celebrated in Germany. The punch can be made with or without alcohol, so that children and adults may enjoy […]

Fire Tongs Punch

Fire Tongs Punch – Feuerzangenbowle / Krambamboli

Fire Tongs Punch In Germany, Fire Tongs Punch is as much a part of New Year’s Eve as New Year’s Eve itself. This warm red wine, rum, and spice concoction goes back to the 19th century and became very popular again with the release of the film “Die Feuerzangenbowle” (translated: “Fire Tongs Punch”) in 1944. […]