Cakes And Desserts

Best Homemade Apple rolls

Easy to follow, fluffy, moist and insanely delicious apple rolls made entirely from scratch. A perfect treat for the whole family!! German apple doughnut recipe is one of the popular recipes on this blog. After I’ve posted it at the beginning of this year, many have been asking if it’s […]

German plum dumplings (Zwetschgenknödel)

A classic German plum dumpling autumn recipe made with yeasted dough. The dumplings are stuffed with Italian plums and cinnamon sugar and coated with buttered breadcrumbs. Tastes great with plum compote and blob of sour cream – yogurt mixture. The dumplings are great for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or dessert. […]

German plum cake (Zwetschgenkuchen) with yeast base

Light, fluffy, moist and not too sweet authentic German plum sheet cake (Zwetschgenkuchen/ pflaumenkuchen) made with yeasted dough filled with fresh plums and topped with crumbles. Tastes over the top dusted with icing sugar and with whipped cream. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or dessert. Some months ago I […]

Lemon cheesecake pastry pockets

Delicious, refreshing and easy lemon cheesecake pastry pockets recipe made with store-bought puff pastry in no time. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea, dessert or as a snack. Last Thursday was a public holiday in Bavaria and my parents in law spend half a day with my daughter. As a […]

Best Vanilla Sauce Recipe

Nothing beats homemade vanilla sauce! This vanilla sauce is in my opinion the best! It’s creamy,, tastes amazing (way better than store bought ) and so simple to make. I’ve learned how to make this vanilla sauce from a cooking show here in Germany about 2 years ago. Unfortunately I […]

Best strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe

I have never eaten such a delicious rhubarb cake before. Most of the rhubarb cakes were either too sour or too sweet for my taste. But this with strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe is in my opinion the best. Even my husband who is not a fan of rhubarb and always […]

German fried twisted pastries (Geschnittene Hasen) (VIDEO)

Fried twisted pastries or pastry cookies also known as Geschnittene Hasen, Gschnidna Hosn, Schneebälle, Storchennester, Schmalzringe, Kameruner or Dörre Küchla (so many different names!) is one of the specialities from Franconian region, Bavaria. Just like German doughnuts (Ausgezogene Krapfen), twisted pastries are normally made for very special occasions such as […]

Easy Apple Puff Pastry Rolls

Apple rolls are my daughter’s favorite. If it was up to her, she could eat them each and every single day. This apple roll recipe is delicious (not too sweet), simple to make and uses a handful of ingredients. The extra bonus: is made with store bought puff pastry in […]

Best German jelly doughnuts (Berliner)

Kreppel, Berliner, Pfannkuchen. Krapfen, Faschingskrapfen or whatever you call them, are ”MUST haves” for carnival. Carnival or fasching is a German tradition, celebrated once a year in February or March (6 weeks before Easter). This year carnival started on the 28th of Feb and will end on the 06th of […]

Perfect German Apple Doughnuts (Apfelkrapfen)

Apple doughnuts belong to carnival/ fasching just like cookies belong to Christmas. Though you can find them in almost every bakery at any time of the year. They are known as Apfelkrapfen in Franconian region, Bavaria, but the name varies depending on where you are in Germany. For instance in […]