Cakes, Pies & Tarts

Delicious and easy to follow cakes, Pies and Tart recipes on this blog are found under this category.

German Buttercream Layer Cake

This 4 – layer German buttercream cake (Buttercremetorte) is our all – time family favorite. The beautifully fluffy and moist vanilla flavored sponge cake is filled with jam, chocolate pudding – buttercream and vanilla pudding – buttercream. The buttercream made with regular sugar is beautiful, not overly sweet like regular […]

German Marzipan Hazelnut Cherry Cream Cake

This 3 – layer German marzipan hazelnut cherry cream cake aka. Marzipan Hazelnuss Kirsch Torte is so beautiful, delicious, not overly sweet and easy to follow. The cake is filled with marzipan, hazelnut cream and cherries and finished off with with whipped cream, marzipan and hazelnuts. Makes a great birthday […]

French Pear Custard Pie (Flan Aux Poires)

This French pear custard pie (flan aux poires) with a great hint of vanilla and right amount of sweetness is definitely a keeper! It’s so delicious, easy and quick to make. Such a great way to use pears when they are in season. This French pear custard pie aka flan […]

German Plum Cake

This with vanilla and cinnamon flavored German plum cake with vanilla cream and streusel is so good, not too sweet and easy to make. Such a great way to use plums when they are in season! Another simple, delicious and not too sweet German plum cake with vanilla cream and […]

Easy German Blueberry Cheesecake

This baked German blueberry cheesecake will melt in your mouth! It’s soooo yummy, creamy and not too sweet. It looks beautiful too! The cake base is loaded with fresh blueberries and cheesecake filling that’s flavored with vanilla. Such a great anytime treat! It’s that time of the year again where […]

Easy Baked Cherry Cheesecake

This delicious baked cherry cheesecake with the right amount of sweet and tart makes a wonderful anytime cake! Made with sour cream, milk and a cocoa powder – ground hazelnut crust and finished off with cherries. Use blueberries, gooseberries, currants or peaches if you’re having trouble finding cherries to make […]

German Cheesecake

This is one of the best cheesecakes that I’ve eaten and baked. It’s very creamy, refreshing, not too sweet and easy enough to be made by beginners too. Made up of a cake base, filled with cheesecake filling that has a great hint of lemon and butter flavor and finished […]

Malva Pudding Recipe Without Cream

This extremely rich, very delicious and not too sweet malva pudding with a wonderful creamy texture is absolutely to die for!! Made with very simple ingredients that you always have on hand. Malva pudding is one of the popular desserts in Namibia. You’ll find it on almost every restaurant/ lodge […]

Plum Cake German (Zwetschgenkuchen)

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 […]