Tag: yeast

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 […]

Easy Rosemary Focaccia

Last Friday I stayed up all night writing this focaccia recipe. The next morning after breakfast, I wanted to re-read it once again, before posting it. When I opened my open office document, everything was in the form of hashtags. Seriously, I stayed up till 04:00 am for this? I […]

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 […]

Namibian Fat Cakes (fried dough) Recipe

Fat cakes also known as Vetkoek (in Afrikaans) or Oukuki ( in my mother tongue Oshiwambo) are sweet, fluffy and moist deep fried dough balls. Fat cakes are so loved in Namibia, especially in the northern part of the country. They also happen to be my favorite childhood snack. The […]

Best fresh herb bread recipe

Do you guys like a homemade bread? Well my family and I love it! At least once a month, I make bread!! We just love homemade bread, because it makes the whole house smell heavenly and it’s sooooo tasty, especially while it’s still warm. I must admit that, I didn’t […]

German Doughnuts Recipe (Ausgezogene Krapfen)

Hello guys, today I would like to show you how to make German doughnuts, a specialty from Bavaria called “Ausgezogene Krapfen”, normally made for special occasions such as baptism, confirmation, wedding or parish fair. Bavarian style doughnuts are flat, very thin in the middle and thick on the sides. My […]

Easy Homemade Turkish Flatbread (pide)

There is nothing like a homemade bread. I’m a huge fan of pide – a Turkish flatbread, known as Fladenbrot here in Germany. Pide is a very important part of Turkish cuisine, just like potatoes in Germany or pasta in Italy. I bake this flatbread at least twice a month. […]