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Wiener Apfel Strudel – Apple Strudel Vienna

Apple strudel The home country of the very famous cake “Apple Strudel” is Austria and it was in fact territory of Germany as well, way back when this territory¬†was ruled by the¬†Emperor. The Strudel dough must be so thin that … Continue reading

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Creamy Peach Cake

Germany is well known for its cakes (Kuchen) and Tarts (Torte). And the German ladies are also well known for their fabulous home made cakes which are the best. It is a tradition to meet Sunday afternoon for coffee and cake … Continue reading

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Linzertorte – Linzer Gateau – Old Tradition

In Germany the Linzer gateau is a typical Christmas cake but I don’t care, Christmas or not. It is a great cake for any occasion. The best Linzer Cake was from my godmother, auntie Ludwina, – I really loved her … Continue reading

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Apple Cake with Streusel – Crumbles

This cake is a classic amongst the German Sunday afternoon cakes. Well, I think in this post, I am going to tell you a bit more about the famous Coffee and Cake tradition of Germany. Around 2-4pm the family, or friends would … Continue reading

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My Birthday Cake – Kalter Hund – Cold Dog – Cookie Cake

This recipe brings all my birthday pleasures back – it WAS my birthday cake for many years. I had to have this cake and no other. It is so delightful, this combination of chocolate and butter cookies. And you don’t even … Continue reading

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Queen of German Cakes: Black Forest Gateau – Schwarzwaelder Kirschtorte

This is not a simple cake, in German the correct word is “Torte” because it is higher than a regular cake, has different layers and is very rich. If I eat cake, then this one. It is this kind of cake … Continue reading

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Marmorkuchen – German Marble Cake

Here is the typical recipe for a cake which is for the traditional “coffee and cake” getting together on a Sunday afternoon. In Germany families or friends come together in their homes, or they meet in Cafes to have coffee … Continue reading

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