German Recipes

All the recipes on this page are either classic German recipes or inspired by the German kitchen. I’ve lived in beautiful Bavaria for many years, and love to cook and eat good German food.

Classic German Cheesecake käsekuchen with fresh fruit
Title card for Spitzbuben, showing cut out unbaked spitzbuben cookies on a tray and completed spitzbuben.
German Nut Plait Nusszopf Nußzopf
German style Gingerbread hearts
The best oktoberfest recipes title card showing Oktoberfest roast Chicken and Bavarian pretzels.
Peaches and Cream Cake
Home made Bavarian Pretzels.
Black Forest Cherry Cake
Eierlikör Linzer Cookies Title Card.
Red Currant Crumble Cakes
Speculaas Dutch Spice Cookies
German Strawberry Cake or Erdbeerkuchen is made from a heavenly combination of soft sponge cake, creamy vanilla custard, and fresh spring strawberries,
Bee Sting Cake Title Card
German Dominosteine Chocolates Title Card.
German Nut Corners Nussecken Title Card.
Authentic German Apple Strudel
Quarkbällchen German Donut Holes title card.
German Butter Cake or Butterkuchen Title Card
Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings
Obaztda is a delicious Bavarian Beer and Cheese Spread, perfect for picnics, the beer garden, or for lining your stomach before you start on that litre of beer - and it is super easy to make at home!
Homemade marzipan title card.
Bavarian Potato Salad
Flammkuchen German Pizza
German Sauerbraten recipe card.
Blueberry Streusel Cake Title Card.
Red Currant Crumble Cake
Eierlikörtorte Advocaat Cake
Asparagus with Sauce Hollandaise
Easy German Apple Cake
A plate of Vanillekipferl or Vanilla crescent cookies surrounded by Christmas decorations, walnuts, clementines and a candle.
German Potato Dumplings Title Card.
Plum Cinnamon Streusel Cake
Buchteln German Sweet Dumplings filled with fresh cherries and served with vanilla sauce
German Christmas Stollen Title card showing two pictures of Stollen.
German Cinnamon Star Cookies zimtsterne.
German Braised Red Cabbage title card.
Real Bavarian Roast Pork
Authentic German Beef Rouladen title card.
Zigeuner Schnitzel or Gypsy Schnitzel on a plate served with french fries and a glass of beer
Fried Apple Rings Title Card.