Looking for easy dessert recipes? Are you thinking these German desserts are probably really difficult?
No way! Look at mine!
You'll soon realize they really aren't difficult at all!
The operative word here is "easy!"
For example, take a look at this beautiful jelly roll filled with whipped cream and fresh berries. Easy and delicious! Traditionally German.
These quick dessert recipes are fantastic for "Kaffeklatsch" which literally translated means "coffee gossip" or nicely translated means "afternoon coffee and dessert."
Check out all my easy dessert recipes in the right column and listed below. I'm positively sure you'll find something tantilizingly wunderbar!
Apple Crisp with Oatmeal - Absolutely THE BEST!
Apple Dump Cake - dump one after the other in pan
Apple Pudding Cake - serve warm from the oven with ice cream
Apple Strudel - an easy version of this traditional dessert
Berry Torte - uses fresh berries
Black Forest Dessert - soda crackers, pudding, Cool Whip
Brownies - easy chocolate goodness!
Caramel Apple Galette - easy puff pastry treat!
Cinnamon Snails - another easy puff pastry!
Coconut Bars - Coconut with pecans - delicious!
Cream Puffs - Puffs filled with whipped cream. Heavenly!
Cream Roll - filled with whipped cream and fruit
Crepes Recipe with Cherries - also great for Brunch
Flaky Dessert - soda crackers, pudding, Cool Whip
Heiss und Eis - hot fruit sauce served over ice cream
Homemade Ice Cream - including 3-layer Ice Cream Cake
Iced Coffee - coffee and ice cream together!
Räderkuchen - deep fried cakes - a little taste of heaven!
Rhubarb Dump Cake - so non-German. so good!
Rice Pudding - just measure and bake in oven
Rote Grütze - Germany's national dessert!
Waffles - with all-purpose flour AND whole wheat!
The Apple Pudding Cake would be great for your afternoon snack! This recipe comes from my dear German friend, Heidi.
She serves it deliciously warm from the oven, served with ice cream melting over the top and sprinkled with additional cinnamon.
Smells divine. Tastes heavenly!
Who would guess the easy flaky dessert was made with soda crackers, instant pudding, and Cool Whip?
It is . . . and it's so quick and easy to make. It's fun making it with my granddaughters; it's that easy Is it German? I don't think so, but it is so light and delicious after a traditional schnitzel dinner, it becomes one of those "cross-cultural" desserts!
I experimented with this, again with the crackers, pudding, Cool Whip, and cherry pie filling, but made it REALLY German. I call this outstanding creation my Black Forest Dessert. You'll understand why once you go and see it. I'm sure you'll want to make it as well. So WUNDERBAR!
In fact, why not check out ALL the quick dessert recipes above. Take photos as you make them and post them to the Quick German Recipes Facebook page for all to see! While you're there, do 'like' the page, OK?
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Anne says, "Just made this last week for my Birthday. I usually add walnut pieces or almond slivers. Can't believe it looks exactly the same as my Mama taught me some 40 years ago, the only thing what we did different, we use a fork to make the ridges in the apples. But they do open up better the way you do it with the knife. And you are right, this recipe never fails :)"
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"Just like Oma's"
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Thank you for making the recipes easy to follow and see with the beautiful photos. The extra tips and options that you give after each recipe are very helpful. Thanks for the printable recipe cards, too!"
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Here's what some of my fans say:
Joy B: Our family always used white vinegar instead of lemon juice, and added paprika ... but I think I'd like this version better!
Alice D: Every time I make these I always have to make 3 times as much! Our friends always want some so it never goes to waste.
Gaby S: This is in my oven right NOW!!! Can't wait to try it!
Sunetra C: Das sieht aber lecker aus.
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