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.
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 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 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 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 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 […]
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 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 […]
Traditional German Cabbage Rolls These Traditional German Cabbage Rolls are called Kohlrouladen or Krautwickel in Germany. Ingredients for Traditional German Cabbage Rolls: 1 large white cabbage about 1800 g (4 lbs) 600 g (21.16 oz) of ground beef 1 French roll OR French bread in the size of a roll 1 egg XL 1 egg yolk […]
Rutabaga Stew The Rutabaga Stew is a traditional meal in Germany and called Steckruebeneintopf. Prepared with pork belly and potatoes one of the favorite dishes for fall. Rutabaga is also known as Swede. Ingredients for Rutabaga Stew: 1.2 kg (2.64 lb) of rutabaga 600 g (1.32 lb) of pork belly 750 g (1.65 oz) of […]
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 […]