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.
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 […]
German Kartoffelgemuese Sour Potatoes The German Kartoffelgemuese Sour Potatoes can be served as a main dish with ring bologna, Wieners, and Frankfurters or as a side dish to fish. It is also known as “Sour Kartoffelgemuese”. Ingredients for German Kartoffelgemuese Sour Potatoes: 800 g (1.76 lb) of small red potatoes, net weight after boiling and […]
5 Delicious Pudding Recipes 5 Delicious Pudding Recipes made from scratch. Vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, raspberry, and cherry. Easy to prepare using a basis of milk, sugar, corn starch and a flavor. Ingredients for 5 Delicious Pudding Recipes: Vanilla Pudding: 600 ml (1.26 pt) of milk 4 tablespoons of corn starch OR food starch of your choice […]
German Oxtail Soup The German Oxtail Soup is called Ochsenschwanzsuppe in Germany. Red Wine, spices and soup green (Suppengruen) consisting of onions, leeks, carrots, and celery, give the soup a delicious taste. Ingredients for German Oxtail Soup: 1 kg (2.2 lb) of Oxtails 300 g (10.58 oz) of onions 400 g (14.1 oz) of leeks […]
German Style Kale Recipe The German Style Kale Recipe – Grünkohl mit Pinkel is a dish more known in the Northern Part of Germany. The dish is a combination of kale and a variety of sausages and/or meat. Best served with potatoes. Pinkel, Bratwurst, Kielbasa, smoked Andouille sausages, Kassler, smoked ham, smoked pork chops, pork belly, […]
Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns – Mandelhörnchen The Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns are prepared with marzipan, sugar, eggs, flour, rosewater, vanilla sugar, and almonds. Ingredients for Chocolate Dipped Almond Horns: 200 g (7.05 oz) of marzipan OR almond paste (available at most grocery stores in the aisle with baking produces OR International produces) 2 egg whites, L 100 g (3.52 […]
Traditional Dauphine Potatoes The Traditional Dauphine Potatoes are a mixture of a choux and mashed potatoes. They are fried in vegetable shortening or oil. The potatoes are called Dauphine Kartoffeln in Germany. Ingredients for the Traditional Dauphine Potatoes: 500 g (1.1 lb) of potatoes, net weight after peeling and cooking 60 g (2.11 oz) of […]
German Nut Corners The German Nut Corners belong to the classic and traditional German desserts. They are called Nussecken in Germany. Ingredients for the German Nut Corners: For the shortcrust: 300 g (10.5 oz) of flour, all-purpose 1 teaspoon of baking powder 125 g (4.4 oz) of sugar 150 g (5.25 oz) of butter, soft […]
German Pork Schaschlik The German Pork Schaschlik is prepared with meat, bacon, bell peppers, and onions on a wooden skewer and cooked in a hot and spicy sauce. This recipes makes 8-10 Schaschlik. Ingredients for German Pork Schaschlik: 1 kg (4.4 lb) of pork shoulder, boneless 5 slices of bacon Applewood smoked, thick cut 4 […]
Dresdner Eierschecke Recipe The Dresdner Eierschecke is a specialty from Saxony and Thuringia. The cake has three layers, first the shortcrust, in the center a cheese pudding filling and on top an egg pudding mixture called the “Schecke”. Ingredients for the Shortcrust of the Dresdner Eierschecke: 200 g (7.05 oz) of flour, all-purpose 1 ½ […]