German Recipes

German Recipes

Basic cooking and baking with these authentic German recipes are easy. Choose from hundreds of authentic German recipes all home cooked by Oma. Pick from a variety of appetizers, soups, main dishes, side dishes, salads and desserts to create an unforgettable meal. The starter could be one of the soups. Afterward followed by an authentic sauerbraten served with yeast dumplings and red cabbage and ending with a pastry or pudding.

Oma’s German recipes are easy to prepare. First, you find the list of ingredients and hints how and where to find them or what to use as a substitute. Pictures show step by step how to prepare the food and what gadgets to use before finishing the dish.

You will find German recipes for holidays, festivities, and everyday cooking as well as for a barbecue in the garden and typical party snacks. The desserts are consisting of a variety of cakes, pastries, fruit, puddings and of course the famous German Christmas cookies and stollen.

Browse through these traditional German recipes, and I am sure you will find the one or other dish that you like, and that might remind you of your childhood or your Oma.

German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe

German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe

German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe The essential ingredients of the German Marzipan Potatoes Recipe are almonds, powdered sugar, and rosewater. The quality of the marzipan depends on the amount of sugar and liquids added to the almonds. The less sugar or liquids are added, the higher is the quality. The recipe makes about 600 g – […]

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. […]

German Christmas Stollen Recipe

German Christmas Stollen Recipe

German Christmas Stollen Recipe The German Christmas Stollen Recipe is prepared with yeast but without marzipan. It is not as dense as the traditional Stollen and more like a Stollen Bread. Ingredients for German Christmas Stollen: 600 g (1.32 lb) of flour, all-purpose 80 g (2.82 oz) of sugar 2 packages of dry yeast, rapid […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Serving Szegediner Gulasch German Style

Szegediner Gulasch German Style

Szegediner Gulasch German Style The Szegediner Gulasch German Style is a combination of goulash and sauerkraut. The Szegediner Gulasch recipe came originally from Hungary but also found its way into German kitchens. My grandmother already prepared this delicious meal for us. Ingredients for Szegediner Gulasch German Style: 800-1000 g (1.76-2.2 oz) of pork roast OR […]

Beef Roast Recipe

Beef Roast Recipe with Gravy

Beef Roast Recipe German Beef Roast Recipe prepared with gravy. Beef Roast is called Rinderbraten in Germany. Ingredients for Beef Roast Recipe: 2 kg (4.4 lbs) of beef eye round roast 1 or 2 leeks 80 g (2.8 oz) of celery knob 2 large onions 2 large tomatoes 2 large carrots 3 tablespoons of sour […]