Search Free German Recipes

Here's your place to search free German recipes. With the growing number of recipes on this site, I have added this convenient Quick German Recipes Search so you can quickly and easily find what you are looking for.

If you don't know the correct German spelling, fill in the form below with a phonetic spelling (how it sounds) to help me search for it. Most of the recipes on this site include both English and German titles. Try either language in the search box.

You can even enter in the main ingredients, such as egg whites or spinach, and find a German recipe that uses them.


Couldn't find what you're looking for? Then ask below!

Perhaps it's something from your Oma's handwritten cookbook that you'd like translated and altered into today's measurements. Just let me know and I'll see what I can do. Sometimes it's just a quick translation. Sometimes it'll take a while, but it's worth a try.

I usually respond within 24-36 hours. Sometimes when I'm travelling, I don't have internet access, so please be patient. I really do check for mail the moment I'm connected again.

As well as sending me the request, why not add it below in the Comments section. You'd be surprised how many requests get answered in that way. It may be useful, as well, to go to the page that the recipe should be on, such as CAKES if it's a cake and put the request under the Comments there.

Find Long-lost German Recipes?

Perhaps it's a recipe you remember from your German Oma? Perhaps it's something you tried in a German restaurant?

Don't know how to spell it? That doesn't matter. Just give a phonetic spelling (how it sounds) and we'll try to find the recipe. Give us some idea what the recipe is like, what possible ingredients it has, what it looks like (perhaps you have an old photograph), where you had it -- anything to help us find what you're looking for.

The more you write about it, the easier it will be for me or someone else to identify it.

We've great resources, including thousands of readers, who will help you find that long-lost recipe so you can recreate those memories.

Other Lost and Found Recipes!

Click below to see requests from other readers.

>>>>>>>>>>>> I am looking for a recipe for a square yeast doughnut with raisins that my mother always made the evening of Shrove Tuesday. (The day …

Klob / prononced like cloths 
2 loaves of bread torn, eggs, milk, salt & pepper, nutmeg, allspice, milk, mix till moisten, put in cloth and boil for ? and turn over and boil for ? It …

My husband would always buy this at one of the stalls in the WeinachtsMarkt when we lived in Augsburg in the 70's and 80's. Personally I always thought …

I ran across an old recipe book from my mother recipe collection entitled " Frau Barbara erwartet Gaste ". Inside this recipe was marked with an "x" beside …

muldesha (or Muldenshan) 
My father's mother made a dumpling type dish that he remembers as muldesha. She passed away 65 years ago (long before I was born). Have you ever heard …

Mehl Buttle 
I have the recipe, but not sure of second word of title. First word was mehl which means flour. My grandmother made it in a double boiler. It contains …

Looking for a recipe for a pan-fried pancake made with flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and eggs.

I'm looking for a recipe for tatar that has hamburger meat and raw egg?

Strawberry Muldaja 
Boil egg noodles and drain Slightly fry in butter Put in a large Bowl. Cook Strawberries slowly on stove until sauce forms Make home made croutons …

Poppyseed Cake 
One of our readers (anonymously) asked: My mom used to make a poppyseed filling with raisins and cream of wheat . It made it a moist creamy filling. …

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