A German Cheesecake Recipe

German Cheesecake Recipe

This traditional German cheesecake recipe (or k√§sekuchen recipe) differs from its North American equivalent in that its essential ingredient is quark, a low fat German fresh cheese, rather than cream cheese. Because of this substitution, German-style cheesecake is much lighter and fluffier than American cheesecake. What is Quark? There are actually two kinds of quark … Read more

German Blueberry Kuchen Recipe

blueberry kuchen recipe

This blueberry kuchen recipe combines the best of German and American baking into one tasty breakfast treat. A Short History of German Baking in America During the nineteenth century, German immigrants left for the Americas at an astonishing rate. In the 1880s alone, some 1.5 million Germans emigrated to the United States. In total, some … Read more

German Crumb Cake Recipe

German Crumb Cake Recipe

This traditional German crumb cake recipe consists of a yeast-based dough topped with a butter-sugar crumble (aka streusel). Streuselkuchen, by its German name, is typically thin and baked on large sheet pans and cut into squares or rectangles. A Short History of German Crumb Cake Alfons Schubeck perfectly summarized the somewhat mysterious history of German … Read more

Almond Apple Kuchen Recipe

Apple Kuchen Recipe

This is a very traditional German cake recipe, with a classic flavor combination of apples and almonds. This almond apple kuchen is made with almond paste, which gives it a very moist and tender crumb. About This Almond Apple Kuchen Recipe This almond apple kuchen recipe is adapted from Luisa Weiss’s marvelous Classic German Baking … Read more

Apple Crumb Cake Recipe

Apple Crumb Cake

Want to live dangerously and bake a cake simultaneously? Well, this apple crumb cake recipe will allow you to do both. Mickey’s Cake We also call this cake “Mickey’s Cake,” after the mischevious hero of Maurice Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen. This is because the cake is best baked the night before you plan to … Read more

German Apple Cake

german apple cake

This german apple cake recipe sandwiches fresh apples between a dense cakey crust and a gooey custard topping. Best served with warm with some whipped cream on the side and a cup of coffee. Apple Season! It’s almost the end of September, which means it’s apple season. Apple season is quickly followed by decorative gourd … Read more