German Baking Recipes

Traditional German baking recipes

I like to share traditional German baking recipes. I show in the instructions how to create simple baking goods as well as seasonal cakes, pastries and typical desserts for the holidays like the famous German Christmas Cookies. The different kinds of dough and batter create this selection of recipes. They are made from scratch which makes the cakes and desserts a specialty.

The preparation of the German baking recipes  is easy following the step-by-step instructions supported by pictures.

All it takes to start the German baking recipes is a handheld mixer, bowl, measuring cup, measuring spoons, rolling pin, spatula, cake brush, and a baking pan. Of course also the ingredients. You are all set up to make a simple German crumb cake or the famous Black Forest cake and more.

Whichever German baking recipe you choose, your friends and family will appreciate your efforts and be thankful.

German Honey Cake Recipe

German Honey Cake Recipe

German Honey Cake Recipe The German Honey Cake is easy to prepare and always appreciated for breakfast during the Christmas Season. Spread some butter on top to enjoy it even more. Ingredients for German Honey Cake: 175 g (6.17 oz) of sugar, dark brown 175 g (6.17 oz) of honey, wildflower OR honey of your […]

German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen

German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen

German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen The German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen is usually topped with a white icing or dark chocolate but also can be plain without decoration. Ingredients for the dough of the German Gingerbread Elisenlebkuchen: 4 eggs, XL 200 g (7.05 oz) sugar, dark brown 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 tablespoons […]

German Quark Stollen Recipe

German Quark Stollen Recipe

German Quark Stollen Recipe The German Quark Stollen Recipe is prepared without marzipan and yeast. Ingredients for the German Quark Stollen Recipe: 500 g of flour, all-purpose 1 package of baking powder OR 3 teaspoons of baking powder 150 g of sugar 1 package of vanilla sugar OR 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 eggs, XL 125 […]

German Gingerbread Spice Mix

German Gingerbread Spice Mix

German Gingerbread Spice Mix – Lebkuchengewuerz – Neunerlei The German Gingerbread Spice Mix is consisting of 9 different spices used in Gingerbread and a variety of Christmas cookies. In Germany we call this spice blend Lebkuchengewuerz or Neunerlei. Ingredients for the Spice Mix: 2 teaspoons of ground: cinnamon (Zimt) cloves (Nelken) coriander, cilantro (Koriander) anise […]

German Pfeffernuesse Cookies

German Pfeffernuesse Cookies

German Pfeffernuesse Cookies The German Pfeffernuesse Cookies are traditional spiced cookies covered with icing. The cookies can be prepared with honey, molasses, or sugar. I prefer a mixture of dark brown sugar and white sugar. Ingredients for the German Pfeffernuesse Cookies: 500 g (1.1 lb) flour, all-purpose 1 package of baking powder OR 3 teaspoons of […]

Traditional German Springerle Recipe

Traditional German Springerle Recipe

Traditional German Springerle The Traditional German Springerle belong to the collection of old-fashioned Christmas Cookies in Germany. The rolled and pressed cookies need to dry overnight, to allow the pressed embossed design to harden. The Springerle is the best choice of cookies to dip in coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Ingredients for Traditional German Springerle: 500 […]

Traditional German Oatmeal Cookies

Traditional German Oatmeal Cookies

Traditional German Oatmeal Cookies Traditional German Oatmeal Cookies are easy to prepare. The color of the cookies can be changed while adding one tablespoon of cocoa to the flour. I like them best without it. Ingredients of Traditional German Oatmeal Cookies: 150 g of butter, unsalted 250 g of oatmeal, old-fashioned rolled oats 150 g […]

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 Apple Cider Cake

German Apple Cider Cake

German Apple Cider Cake The German Apple Cider Cake is called Apfelweintorte in Germany. A shortcrust pastry filled with sliced apples and an apple cider cream. The cake is topped with whipped cream and sprinkled cinnamon. It is the right cake to welcome autumn. Ingredients for Shortcrust Pastry for German Apple Cider Cake: 250 g […]

Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe

Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe – Apfelstrudel made from scratch

Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe This Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe is made from scratch. Apple Strudel is called Apfelstrudel in Germany. Ingredients for the dough for Traditional Apple Strudel Recipe: 225 g (7.93 oz) of all purpose flour 1 pinch of salt 1 egg size XL 6 tablespoons of lukewarm water 3 tablespoons of sunflower oil […]