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German baking

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Amy's Cooking Adventures: German Brotchen Rolls

Brotchen are traditional German Hard Rolls, inspired by the book, The Baker's Daughter.


  • 1 Egg whites
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Flour
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Sugar
  • 1 Yeast
  • 1 Butter
  • 1 Water
Homemade German Pretzels

Served Fresh and warm from the oven these Homemade German Pretzels are perfect for when you want something a little more than just chips and dip!

Bienenstich Kuchen (German Bee Sting Cake) - Eggless - Desi Fiesta

Today am so very happy to present this post as this will be my first post for We knead To Bake which I recently signed in for next years Bread baking . I was so excited and couldn’t wait more and starting by bread baking from this months challenge. Thanks to Aparna Balasubramaniam for letting...Read More »

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Looking for classic German desserts? From cakes to cookies to rice pudding, these treats bring Oktoberfest into your home!

28 · Looking for classic German desserts? From cakes to cookies to rice pudding, these treats bring Oktoberfest into your home!


  • 1 Venison cake, Sweet
  • 1 Peach kuchen
  • 1 German apple pancakes with cider syrup
Pasta & Grains
  • 1 German plum dumplings
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Apple strudel
  • 1 Bee sting cake
  • 1 German blueberry cake
  • 1 German cheesecake
  • 1 German chocolate cupcakes
  • 1 German crumb cake
  • 1 Sacher torte
  • 1 Cinnamon star cookies
  • 1 Dipped gingersnaps
  • 1 German coconut macaroons
  • 1 Linzer cookies
  • 1 Peppernut cookies
  • 1 Spaghetti ice cream
  • 1 German fruit flan
  • 1 German rice pudding
  • 1 Kirschmichel cherry dessert
  • 1 Strawberry rhubarb trifle
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 German rum balls
  • Authentic German Lebkuchen Recipe
  • Blushing Maid
  • Stollen
Spritzkuchen (German Crullers)

A recipe for Spritzkuchen (German Crullers)! Piped circled of dough are fried until light and golden, then coated in a sweet glaze.


Find delicious and authentic recipes for German cakes, including classic recipes like Black Forest cake, German cheesecake with quark, bee sting cake, apfelkuchen, German butter cake, donauwellen, marble cake, and more.

German Desserts (Round-Up of the Most Popular Authentic Recipes )

German desserts across the spectrum - cakes, pastries, cookies, custards and more. From Bienenstitch & Appfelkuchen, to Bavarian cream & Black Forest Cake.

Classic German Butter Cake (Butterkuchen)

28 · 45 minutes · This light and yeasty German butter cake is an easy and classic recipe. Made from a simple dough - and lots of butter - the cake is finished off with sugar and sliced almonds that brown up to form a crispy, sweet top!


  • 1 Egg, medium-sized
Baking & Spices
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 3 tsp Instant yeast, dry
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 cup Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 2/3 cup Milk
German Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich)

68 · 55 minutes · German Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) - A delicious yeasted cake topped with a crunchy honey almond topping and filled with a homemade pastry cream.


  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 2 Eggs, large
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla bean paste
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/4 tsp Active dry yeast
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 12 1/3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups Almonds
  • 11 1/2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Heavy cream
  • 1 3/4 cup Milk

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German Rum Balls
German Rum Balls
These boozy German Christmas treats are a must-make this holiday season! No-bake and easy to make, you can include hazelnuts or no nuts at all and adjust the rum to your liking. You can make them non-alcoholic by using rum extract. These old fashioned chocolates taste like Christmas in Germany! They're the best chocolate sweets to make for Christmas Eve!