Sweet

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

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. […]

No Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Cups

These no bake raspberry cheesecake cups with the right amount of sweetness are absolutely scrumptious, ultra simple and quick to make. Made with raspberry puree that’s thickened with gelatin, whipped cream and cream cheese and finished off with cookie crumbs to create a delicious dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. […]

Almond Crescent Cookies Dipped In Chocolate

These almond crescent cookies dipped in chocolate are absolutely amazing! They’re quick, easy and delicious! Way better than store-bought ones! Made with only 5 ingredients: Marzipan, egg white and sugar and almond flakes and dipped in chocolate after baking. Make such a great holiday treat! My husband is a huge […]

Chocolate Chip Buns

These are world’s best homemade chocolate buns you’ll ever make. They’re super easy to make, extremely fluffy, soft, light, not too sweet and highly addictive. Made with ingredients you probably have on hand. Enjoy the chocolate buns for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea/ coffee or as a snack. These chocolate buns […]

Apple fritter bites

These apple fritter bites with a great hint of cinnamon made by dipping apple cubes in a yeast batter are family favorite! They are so tasty, simple and fun to make with kids. Make a great travel or picnic snack. My husband’s great aunt made fried apple bites aka. Apfelkräpfla […]

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 […]