Königskuchen. One of the most of the traditional holiday baking recipes made in Germany. Translated this means "King's Cake." This is not the Three Kings' Cake that is served in the southern part of Germany bordering Switzerland, but rather a non-yeast raisin and currant filled fruit cake baked in its own traditional loaf pan.
My husband loves this Königskuchen when it's served buttered and covered in black currant jam.
This recipe is so traditional, there is even a special baking pan sold for it. I've been fortunate to find one at Winners, here in Canada. You could always order one online, if you really wanted to.
OR, just use two regular loaf pans.
Either way, you'll have a wonderful fruity cake, that's so marvelous to enjoy! Do try it soon!
I was so happy when I found these two pans the other day.
Not that I really NEEDED them.
But, I did want them!
Now, my Koenigskuchen looks traditional as well!
There's a similar version for this cake that's been sent in by one of our readers. Helen's Königskuchen uses whole wheat flour (see her changes) and a jar of sour cherries.
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