Christmas is the season for baking a variety of cookies that are cut into various shapes related to Christmas. Modern Christmas cookies date back to recipes from the Middle Ages, when many modern ingredients such as cinnamon, ginger, black pepper and dried fruits were introduced into the west. By the 16th century Christmas cookies had become popular across Europe, with gingerbread being the favourite in Germany. Here are five classic German Christmas cookie recipes for you. The recipes are pre-dominantly sourced from Dr. Oetker, which is our favourite since all recipes are a guaranteed success.
Happy fall you all. The leaves are falling and it is getting colder outside. The festive season is just around the corner and we are getting cozy with hot chocolate and a piece of cake. It is the pumpkin season and therefore we made a fresh pumpkin pie. This is absolutely the best and most delicious pumpkin cake we have ever eaten. Pumpkins symbolize the harvest time and during this time of the year you can see pumpkin spice everything all around you from lattes, chocolates, donuts and so on. Did you know that pumpkin pies are the single most requested dessert at Thanksgiving in the USA? A good reason to give it a try and make this delicious pie from scratch. Here is how:
It's here - it's blueberry season. During the berry seasonbetween July and September you can visit blueberry farms in Germany and pick your own straight from the bush. We haven't been to one yet, but it is on our list. Nevertheless, we enjoy seeing the supermarket shelves stocked with it. Blueberries are found in many cake varieties and combining it with red wine was a real winner. If you're looking for a delicious, seasonal, berry cake to impress you guests, then this blueberry red wine cake is perfect.
Fresh summer strawberries are one of the most popular fruits available. We typically pick them from a nearby strawberry field as long as the season lasts. It is a fun weekend activity. Eating fresh strawberries straight from the field is the best. After a day of successful strawberry picking we get busy in the kitchen and turn this delicious summer fruit into all sorts of sweet delights. Here are three strawberry recipes to enjoy this summer.
We love rhubarb. The moment summer arrives we pull out this recipe. Since the rhubarb season is quite short we are trying to make the most of it and enjoy this delectable vegetable as compote, jam or in various desserts. The unique sweet and sour taste are a sure sign of summer time. This rhubarb custard cake is our family favorite and we make it with fresh rhubarb from our garden.
Do you have a favorite cake? Well, here is ours. This fruity homemade German cake brings some color into your kitchen. We adapted this recipe from Dr. Oetker, which is our go to cake recipe source. The reason why we use these recipes a lot is that they always work. Thus, success is guaranteed. It is easily prepared and well suited for special occasions and celebrations like mothers day or birthdays.
Kinder chocolate is a universal favorite and it also has a special place in our home. Even as adults we like to indulge in it frequently and when kids birthday parties are celebrated then Kinder chocolate makes a frequent appearance on cakes or desserts. We are extremely happy that we have found this Easter bunny recipe at our grocery store.
A quick and easy recipe, made in one bowl in minutes. This vegan chocolate cake is the fastest cake you will ever make. All ingredients are most likely in your pantry. It is a great cake to serve when you have unexpected guests. You can add your own twist to it by adding further ingredients to the batter. Let's bake cake!
The thought of the holidays creates a feeling of joy. Not only are the decorations, the Christmas tree and the gifts of great importance, but also the sweet and delicious Christmas cookies and pastries. If you are still looking for a delightful Christmas recipe then this festive Christmas chocolate fruit cake might be right for you.