German Recipes

Oma’s Münsterländer Struwen Recipe for Good Friday

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Around Münster, a Good Friday without Struwen is unimaginable. So, every Good Friday, my Oma would make . And now, thanks to my Tante Anne, I have the recipe. These yeast dough pancakes satisfy hunger in a time of Fasting without appearing (as my aunt said) “üppig” (extravagant). Struwen are sweet, but not too sweet, […]

Moist Rhubarb Cake Recipe – Almost like my Oma’s!

Black Forest Cupcakes Recipe

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I’m pretty sure this Black Forest Cupcakes Recipe would confuse my Oma for a bit…but then she’d tuck right in. Granted, cupcakes aren’t much of a German Thing. (Maybe we could call them Black Forest Törtchen…little cakes). So, why did I make them? You see… Black Forest Cake / Schwarzwälder Kirsch Torte is my daughter’s […]

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Make this Fairly Easy Berliner Recipe for Karneval!

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Fasching! Karneval! And that means it’s time for Berliner! Honestly, I seldom make them, because fried foods are not really great for the waistline, and we live down the street from one of the world’s great Donut places (shout out to SloDoCo!). BUT it’s Karneval season, and Berliner (which aren’t really donuts, more like a […]

Moist Rhubarb Cake Recipe – Almost like my Oma’s!

Eiskaffee Recipe – Make this Delicious German Eisdiele Drink at Home

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One great way to beat the heat? This German Eiskaffee Recipe! This delightful treat is found in every Eisdiele (Ice Cream Shop) across Germany… and I guarantee that on a warm Saturday or Sunday afternoon you will find loads of folks, sitting under shade umbrellas, sucking up this tasty drink/dessert. Luckily, it’s SUPER easy to […]

Moist Rhubarb Cake Recipe – Almost like my Oma’s!

Recipe for Apple Streusel Cake – A German Style Cake in an American Pan

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This recipe for Apple Streusel Cake is not purely German. (There, I said it.) Still, it has everything a good German Apple Streusel Cake Recipe should have… Apples, Streusel, it’s not too sweet, and it’s fabulous with whipped cream. I call it a hybrid. This recipe is one of my go-to recipes when I need […]

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