Tag: yeast

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 Wild Garlic Bread Recipe

This wild garlic bread is a real SHOW stopper!! Loaded with wild garlic, cheese and olive oil. Perfect to feed the crowd. Wild garlic season just started. A good reason to share with you this wild garlic bread recipe! It’s very similar to fresh herb bread, one of the popular […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]