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22 May, 2016

Classic traditional German Strawberry Cake

Classic traditional German Strawberry Cake
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Fresh Strawberry Cake We got some fresh strawberries at the pick your own and so I made this cake. It is an easy dough, made of 75g butter 60g sugar vanilla paste 2 eggs salt 150g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder Mix the ingredients, butter sugar and eggs first and then add the flour.
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22 May, 2016

Schaumkuesse – a German Sweet

Schaumkuesse – a German Sweet
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People asked me for a recipe for  Schaumküsse alias Negerkuss or Mohrenkopf. This is a popular sweet in Germany and comes close to chocolate covered marshmallow. But it is softer and has a different consistence than marshmallow. You need: 6 g Gelatin 20 ml Water 200 g Egg white (6 Egg white usually) 400 g
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15 May, 2016

Traditional Apple Strudel with stretched dough

Traditional Apple Strudel with stretched dough
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It is autumn and we were invited to a pot luck dinner. So what to bring? As it is the season for fresh apples, I thought making a traditional apple strudel. In general there are two types of strudel common in Germany. In the northern region strudel is mainly made with puff pastry in the
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6 February, 2016

German Nougat – Gianduja

German Nougat – Gianduja
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German nougat is different from nougat you get anywhere else, I learned. German Nougat is Gianduja, a mass made from nuts, sugar and chocolate. A smooth delicious paste, melting in your mouth. To make this nougat you need a blender, a professional one, otherwise the mass will not get smooth enough. There should be no
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2 February, 2016

Banana Bread

Banana Bread
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Here my Banana Bread recipe. This is not a typical German dish, but we bake it quite often. When you have some bananas left there is nothing better than doing this with them.   Save Print Banana Bread with walnuts Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  60 mins Total time:  1 hour 10 mins Ingredients
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