Traditional German Recipes

Traditional German Recipes

For a taste of Germany wherever you are

Apple Cake Old German Style / Altdeutscher Apfelkuchen

Apple cake has a long German tradition. Like lemon trees in New Zealand, we have apple trees in our backyards. Since the medieval age,...

Apple Strudel / Apfelstrudel

This amazing strudel is an old recipe from my Bohemian great-grandmother. No she was not wild and wacky, she was from Bohemia / Moravia....

Quick Four-Grain Bread / schnelles Vierkornbrot

  This German bread is absolutely amazing. The big advantage is that you only have to wait about an hour until the dough has risen and is...

German Christmas Stollen / Christstollen

No peeking!! Not yet. This is Christmas at its best: Have tea and eat a slice of Stollen. With marzipan or without, with butter or...

Cinnamon Stars / Zimtsterne

1 month to go till Christmas .... Time to bake some Christmas cookies. The first time I made those Cinnamon Stars was in primary...

Cabbage Rolls / Kohlrouladen

It is cold and rainy outside, Bavaria is covered in snow and there is not much to do other than cooking and...

Breakfast sticks / Brotstangen

Weekend is baking time... Since you have had the chance to bake a couple of breads, you might like some breakfast rolls as well. Here...