Tag : home made

    Home / Posts tagged "home made"
10 September, 2017

Black Forest Loaf – Sourdough Rye

Black Forest Loaf – Sourdough Rye
Posted in : Bread on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This bread is a typical dark rye bread with 1/3 of the rye flour fermented in a sourdough. It is a big loaf with a thick and dark crust. This bread uses two different pr dough’s. One sourdough with rye flour and a yeast dough with wheat flour. I mixed it by hand, as most
Read more

5 August, 2017

Yuzo Gugelhupf -where east meets west

Yuzo Gugelhupf -where east meets west
Posted in : Cake on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Today I publish a guest post from Coco: inspired by the amazing offer in our local fruit and vegetables store I came up with the Idea off creating a citrus Gugelhupf. – not an simple lemon cake but rather more exotic Yuzu flavored one.    Yuzu is mainly cultivated in Japan, but also available in
Read more

30 April, 2017

Classic German Chocolate Cream Gateau

Classic German Chocolate Cream Gateau
Posted in : Cake on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

  Back in the 80-ties an aunty made cakes – big cakes and she made a chocolate gateau as well. A simple chocolate sponge with a chocolate cream. This cake is typical German, not too rich on ingredients, simple to make and just chocolate.  This cake is inspired by these kind of simple gateau’s I know
Read more

16 April, 2017

Tiramisu Sponge cake roll

Tiramisu Sponge cake roll
Posted in : Uncategorized on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

For our Easter tea with friends I made this sponge cake roll. Nothing traditional for Easter but easy to make and a great taste.  This roll has 3 components: The sponge cake, an simple biscuit  cake, rolled up when it comes out of the oven.  The sponge is soaked with some coffee. The filling is a
Read more

13 April, 2017

Easter Hot Cross Buns

Easter Hot Cross Buns
Posted in : Bread, Cake on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It is an old English Easter tradition – Hot Cross Buns.  I tried many recipes over the past years and always comes back to this one I found on the Wild Yeast Blog. I changed the recipe slightly and reduced the sugar.  These buns a fluffy and full of flavor. The spices give them a
Read more

18 December, 2016

How to make traditional Elisen Lebkuchen

How to make traditional Elisen Lebkuchen
Posted in : Cake on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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
Read more

11 December, 2016

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen
Posted in : Cake on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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.
Read more

26 June, 2016

Rhubarb cake with custard cream and crumble

Rhubarb cake with custard cream and crumble
Posted in : Cake on by : Detlef
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Yesterday on the Saturday Market I got some fresh rhubarb and I thought to make a juicy creamy crumbled cake with it. There are so many recipes for rhubarb cakes but I want it to be like my grandmas cake. It was not so sweet, and I like the sourness of the rhubarb. But it was
Read more