Homemade Rhubarb Cake with Meringue Topping

Homemade Rhubarb Cake The Homemade Rhubarb Cake is prepared with a stirred batter, filled with skinned cut rhubarb and topped with meringue. Ingredients for Homemade Rhubarb Cake: 600 g (1.32 lb) of rhubarb 150 g (5.29 oz) of butter, soft 2 tablespoons of oil 150 g (5.29 oz) of sugar 1 package of vanilla sugar […]

German American Heritage Museum Bakeoff

German American Heritage Museum Bakeoff

German American Heritage Museum On the 27th of April 2019, the German American Heritage Museum in Washington D.C. hosted a bake competition. All those interested in showing off their baking skills were invited. I was delighted to be asked to be one of the judges. A bit nervous, I arrived with my oldest son Martin and […]

Authentic German Butter Cake

Authentic German Butter Cake

Authentic German Butter Cake – Butterkuchen The Authentic German Butter Cake – Butterkuchen is a yeast cake. The topping consists of butter, almonds, sugar, and whipping cream. A great choice for an afternoon Kaffeeklatsch. Ingredients for Butter Cake: Dough: 500 g (1.1 lb) of flour, all-purpose 4 tablespoons of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt 2 […]

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning – Frühjahrsputz Tips and Tricks on how to manage the Spring Cleaning of your home from top to bottom. On the 20th of March, spring officially arrived, nature has awakened, and our energy is back. A sign! We are ready for Spring Cleaning! I love this time of the year when the leaves of […]

German Children's Songs

German Children’s Songs

German Children’s Songs –  Traditional Kinderlieder German Children’s Songs are an essential part in growing up in Germany. The first songs are lullabies for the babies, followed by the play-along songs in preschool and kindergarten and continued by the sing-along songs at a later age. Many of the German Children’s Songs are Folk songs which […]

Gewuerzkuchen Recipe

Gewuerzkuchen Recipe

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

German Hazelnut Cake Nusskuchen

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

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

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. […]

Wunderbar together

Wunderbar Together

Wunderbar Together – a project to support the German-American Friendship Wunderbar together is a one year campaign which started on the 3rd of October of this year, celebrating the German-American Friendship. When I heard about the project, I was thinking by myself, this is precisely what I am doing for the past four years with […]