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.

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake

Traditional Black Forest Cake The Traditional Black Forest Cake is called Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte in Germany. Ingredients for shortcrust pastry for Traditional Black Forest Cake: 150 g (5.3 oz) of flour, all-purpose  1 tablespoon of cocoa 1 teaspoon of baking powder  75 g (2.64 oz) of sugar 1 pinch of salt 1 package of German vanilla […]

Koenigsberger Klopse German Meatballs

Koenigsberger Klopse German Meatballs in creamy Caper Sauce

Koenigsberger Klopse German Meatballs Koenigsberger Klopse German Meatballs with a creamy Caper Sauce. This Koenigsberger Klopse Recipe is made in three steps; preparing the meatballs, cooking the meatballs in a broth and finishing off with a creamy Caper Sauce. Ingredients for Koenigsberger Klopse German Meatballs: 750 g (1.65 lbs) of ground beef (optional veal or pork) […]

Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe

Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe – also known as Balkanschnitzel or Paprikaschnitzel

Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe – Paprikaschnitzel The Zigeuner Schnitzel Recipe – Paprikaschnitzel can be made with pork meat or veal. You can bread the meat slices or just cover them with spiced flour before frying. It is a personal choice and both versions are right. The gravy for these Schnitzels consists of bell peppers and onions, […]

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe – Windbeutel

Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe This Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe is easy to prepare. The Cream Puffs are made with a choux pastry and then filled with whipped cream. These puffs taste delicious. Cream Puffs are called Windbeutel in Germany. Ingredients for Classic German Cream Puffs Recipe: 250 ml (8.45 oz) of water 50 […]

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe – Zitronenrolle

Lemon Cake Roll Recipe This Lemon Cake Roll Recipe is easy to prepare following the step by step instructions below. Lemon Cake Roll is called Zitronenrolle in Germany Ingredients for sponge cake for Lemon Cake Roll recipe: 4 eggs XL 4 tablespoons of hot water 125 g (4.4 oz) of sugar 1 package of Dr. […]

German Beef Rouladen Recipe

German Beef Rouladen Recipe — Meat Rolls filled with Bacon, Onions, and Pickles

Authentic German Beef Rouladen Recipe The Authentic German Beef Rouladen Recipe is a recipe to prepare filled meat rolls. The Beef Rouladen are called Rindsrouladen or Rinderrouladen in Germany. The Rouladen are traditionally served with dumplings, but I like it also with mashed potatoes or spaetzle. Ingredients for German Beef Rouladen Recipe: 8 slices of top […]

Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Peppers Recipe – Gefuellte Paprikaschoten

Stuffed Peppers Recipe Stuffed Peppers Recipe. The Stuffed Peppers are called gefuellte Paprikaschoten in Germany. Ingredients for Stuffed Peppers Recipe: 6 bell peppers in different colors 600 g (1.32 lb.) of ground beef 2 eggs XL 200 g (7.05 oz) of diced onions for meat filling 2 teaspoons of mustard 2 teaspoons of salt for […]

Mustard Sauce Recipe

Mustard Sauce Recipe and hard boiled Eggs or poached Eggs

Mustard Sauce Recipe This Mustard Sauce Recipe is a good choice when combined either with hard boiled eggs or Oma’s poached eggs. The mustard used gives the sauce the flavor. Mustard Sauce is called Senfsosse in Germany and also tastes good served with fish. Ingredients for Mustard Sauce Recipe: 3 tablespoons of butter 150 g […]

Liver Dumplings Recipe — Leberkloesse or Leberknoedel

Liver Dumplings Recipe A German Liver Dumplings Recipe. The Liver Dumplings consist of liver, pork fat, onions, bread, herbs, and spices. Liver Dumplings are called Leberkloesse or Leberknoedel in Germany. Ingredients for Liver Dumplings Recipe: 350 g (12.34 oz) of beef liver OR calf liver 150 g (5.29 oz) of cured salt pork OR pork belly 1 […]

Traditional Marble Pound Cake

Traditional Marble Pound Cake — Marmorkuchen

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 […]