Apple Cake with Meringue – Apfelkuchen mit Baiserhaube

This recipe makes a delicious pastry especially during in the apple season. Easily made and an eye-catcher, this cake is sure to please everyone. Ingredients: 80 g (⅓ cup) butter180 g (¾ cup) confectioners’ sugar1 egg395 g (1 ⅔ cups) flour1.27 kg (2.8 lbs) apples120 g (½ cup) sultanajuice from…

Apple-Grid Cake – Apfel Gitterkuchen

The simple recipe for a juicy apple lattice cake with shortcrust pastry and cinnamon is sure to be a favourite for any dessert table. Ingredients: 315 g (2 ½ cups) flour1 teaspoon baking powder175 ml (¾ cup) butter, small pieces2 tablespoons butter175 ml (¾ cup) sugar2 tablespoons sugar1 egg1 egg…

Bee Sting Cake – Bienenstich

Bienenstich is a traditional sheet cake made from yeast dough, it is made from two layers of dough with a cream in the middle and topped off with caramelized almonds. One of the theories of the name origin has to do with a German baker trying out a new cake…

Biscuit Lamb – Osterlamm aus Biskuitteig

The Easter table should never be missing one thing: a delicious Easter lamb cake. This classic recipe is made with a few but good ingredients and makes for a great centre piece for your Easter table. Ingredients: 1 egg1 yolk1 tablespoon warm waterzest from ½ lemon1 teaspoon vanilla extract60 ml…

Black Forest Cake – Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte

The Black Forest Cake is a cream cake that has spread all over Germany since the 1930s and has become the most popular German cake over the years. Today it is considered the classic German cake and is known all over the world. There are various explanations for the naming…

Easter Cake – Osterkuchen

Children will not only love this delicious, easy to make Easter cake but adults will too! Ingredients: 950 g (4 cups) flour2 tablespoons flour1 tablespoon yeast160 g (⅔ cup) sugar240 g (1 cup) lukewarm water355 g (1 ½ cups) butter, unsalted½ teaspoon saltzest from 1 lemon240 g (1 cup) raisins5…

Frankfurt Crown Cake – Frankfurter Kranz

With its round shape, the cake symbolizes a crown of the German emperors. It is also in reference to Frankfurt am Main as the coronation site. The cherries in this cake also symbolize rubies. It is said to be created in 1735 by an unknown baker. Ingredients: 6 eggs½ cup…

German Quark Torte with Crust – Käsekuchen

This recipe for a classic cheesecake should be in every recipe book! It has delicious crust made of shortcrust pastry and a wonderful cream filling with quark and milk. Ingredients: 355 ml (1 ½ cups) flour80 ml (⅓ cup) sugar1 tablespoon sugar1 teaspoon baking powder80 ml (⅓ cup) butter1 tablespoon…

Hazelnut Cake – Haselnusskuchen

A simple recipe for a delicious hazelnut cake without flour. Ingredients: 475 ml (2 cups) ground hazelnuts475 ml (2 cups) cream of wheat295 ml (1 ¼ cups) sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon flour1 tablespoon baking powder475 ml (2 cups) milk Instructions: Combine hazelnut and cream of wheat. Sift together flour…

Hutterite Mile-High Lemon Pie – Hutterischer Zitronenkuchen

This whimsical pie with a zesty lemon filling will make your mouth water! Ingredients: 8 egg yolks, slightly beaten240 ml (1 cup) sugar1 tablespoon unflavoured gelatin120 ml (½ cup) water1 tablespoon lemon peel120 ml (½ cup) lemon juice¼ teaspoon salt8 egg whites¼ teaspoon cream of tartar240 ml (1 cup) sugar1…