Old-fashioned German cake recipes. Wonderful easy versions of traditional cakes such as the famous Black Forest Cake. That's what you'll find here. Some of the cakes are just like Oma used to make. Others have been changed to make them easier and quicker versions of traditional German cakes for you to impress family and friends.
Take a moment and look at all the cakes shown here. Then decide which order you plan to try them! Wunderbar! Kaffeeklatsch with fresh baked treats!
The German Blitz Torte, is a delicious example of one of the best cake recipes that you can whip together quickly using ingredients you already have on hand. Special for holidays and easy enough for a family dinner. YUMMY!
The Hazelnut Torte is also so simple to make. I just rolled out purchased marzipan to cover the cake and decorated with whipped cream and almonds. It even surprised me how simple it was and how beautiful it looked. My Mutti used to make this Hazelnut Torte all the time. It was her specialty.
Often she just served it plain, without the marzipan, and just dusted it with icing sugar. It still tasted good, but, in my opinion, the marzipan was the crowning touch!
German Cake Recipes really are the BEST!
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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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