Sweet yeast cakes and breads

Homemade German Nut Braid with Marzipan (Nusszopf)

This is the best nut braid ever! It’s fluffy, moist and gloriously delicious! Made with homemade sweet yeasted dough and hazelnut – Marzipan filling. Each and every year shortly before Easter my mum in law, Beate makes baked goodies from Geschnittene Hasen (Twisted fried pastries), Easter bread to nut braid. […]

Easy Homemade Raisin Buns

These fluffy, not too sweet, raisin buns made with yeasted dough make a perfect breakfast, brunch or snack. This raisin bun recipe is so fluffy, delicious and easy to follow (perfect for beginner bakers). Made with yeast, milk, flour, raisins, egg and sugar. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or […]

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 […]