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27 May, 2018

Red Wine Cake – Rotweinkuchen

Red Wine Cake – Rotweinkuchen
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I had some red wine left and remembered a cake we had often in the 80ties and 90ties.       This cake is a chocolate cake with chocolate chips in it. But it also contains red wine instead if milk. WARNING: I have to put a warning up here. This cake contains alcohol. I am not
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18 December, 2016

How to make traditional Elisen Lebkuchen

How to make traditional Elisen Lebkuchen
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Traditional Lebkuchen come from a region in Bavaria, the town of Nuernberg. The tradition reaches back to the 12th century where Nuernberg was a major trading center at the crossing of several middle age high ways. These Lebkuchen are very different to normal ginger bread. They contain ginger but no honey or flour. They are baked
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11 December, 2016

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen
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Today I made a Christ Stollen or Christmas Stollen.  This is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany. There are many recipes. What I like about this one is it’s buttery taste and the flavors. Stollen needs to rest some time before being served. Some say several weeks, but I think some day’s is just fine.
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