Sweet

Easy to follow sweet treats from cakes, tarts, pies, creamy desserts, sweet yeast doughs, cookies to ice cream.

Raisin Buns WITHOUT Yeast

Easy and delicious raisin buns made with baking powder instead of yeast in no time. No “waiting time” just make the dough, shape it into buns and bake. These raisin buns are delicious, fluffy, so easy and only take 35 minutes to make including preparation time. Easy enough to be […]

Grape Cheesecake

Loaded with fresh grapes, Mascarpone cheese, yogurt, sour cream, whipped cream and chocolate cookies, this no bake grape cheesecake recipe with chocolate cookie crumbs makes a beautiful, light and delicious dessert. I always get excited when I see something from home. A few weeks ago I bought grapes from Namibia […]

Quick German Sweet Bread

Quick German Sweet Bread: Made with no yeast dough and filled with hazelnut almond marzipan chocolate filling, this beautiful looking German nut braid is fluffy, moist, tastes amazing and it will definitely make you feel like a pro in the kitchen. No yeast nut braid – a speedy version of […]

Chocolate Chip Buns WITHOUT Yeast

Easy and delicious chocolate chip buns made with baking powder instead of yeast in no time. No “waiting time” just make the dough, shape it into buns and bake. These no yeast chocolate chip buns are delicious, so easy and only take 30 minutes to make including preparation time. Easy […]

Baked Rice Pudding With Apples

A classic to make again and again: This with vanilla and cinnamon flavored German baked rice pudding with apples and raisins is a family favorite. It’s warm, firm, not too sweet and oh, so good. Layered with white rice that’s mixed with beaten eggs and butter after cooking, raisins and […]

Italian Apple Cake

This with vanilla and cinnamon flavored Italian apple cake recipe is moist, fluffy and absolutely delicious. Made with just a few ingredients and minimal preparation time. Such a perfect anytime treat! This Italian apple cake is a family favorite. It’s so easy to make (perfect for beginner bakers), tastes amazing […]

Greek Yogurt Donuts

These fun, easy and quick Greek yogurt donuts without yeast coated with cinnamon sugar are fluffy, delicious and highly addictive. Made with Greek yogurt, baking powder, eggs, plain flour and flavored with vanilla. Great for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea /coffee or as a snack. Yogurt donuts – these sugared donuts […]

German Cruller Recipe

These donuts shaped pastries aka German crullers (Spritzkuchen) made from a twice cooked dough (choux pastry) and glazed with icing are very popular in Franconian region (Bavaria), Germany during carnival season just like Krapfen and Apfelkrapfen. They are extremely soft and airy on the inside and crispy on the outside. […]

Poppy Seed Roll (Mohnstriezel)

Easy and perfect German poppy seed roll aka poppy seed coffeee cake. Made with homemade yeast dough that’s filled with homemade poppy seed marzipan filling and finished off with crumbles to create a delicious dessert worthy of any celebration. My husband, Jo is a huge fan of marzipan and poppy […]

German Bread Dumpling

The German bread dumpling my husband’s grandmother has been making for over 70 years. She passed down the recipe to my mother in law, Beate and Beate passed it down to me. Semmelknödel or Serviettkloß or Semmelkloß aka bread dumpling is one of the typical side dishes in Bavaria, Germany. […]