german

Three German Berliners, or jelly doughnuts, with raspberry jam spilling out on a plate with a cup of coffee

Berliners ~ Jelly Doughnuts

These jelly-filled German lovelies are almost identical to American jelly doughnuts save for their sparer sweetness. No complaints here.

  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 6
Cast-iron skillet with a Dutch baby--a popover pancake--topped with powder sugar on a set breakfast table

Dutch Baby

Everyone who’s made this little lovely is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve met.

  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 61
Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen

There traditional German Christmas cookies that are subtly reminiscent of gingerbread are typically called lebkuchen, although we tend to refer to them as moments of perfectly spiced deliciousness.

  • 30 M
  • 5 H
  • 6
Grilled Beer-Braised Bratwursts

Grilled Beer Braised Bratwurst

We like to imagine the smoke from these brats on the grill shape-shifting into a come-hither motion like in those old-time cartoons.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Soft Pretzels

Soft Pretzels

Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.

  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 26
Plum Kuchen

Plum Kuchen

Breakfast. Brunch. Onesies. Dessert. Midnight nosh. Heck, there’s no time of day or night that we don’t welcome this classic plum kuchen.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 2
Omelette Confiture

Omlette Confiture

When blogger Luisa Weiss, aka The Wednesday Chef, thinks of home, there’s one recipe that comes to mind.

  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Drunken Apple Cake

Drunken Apple Cake | Kuchen Borracho

A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.

  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 91
Fresh Baked Pretzels

Fresh Baked Pretzels

Fresh baked pretzels are irresistible. This recipe shows you how to make plain pretzels, cheese pretzels, caraway pretzels, bacon pretzels, mini-pretzels.

  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 3
Stollen

Stollen

Few things would be lovelier to receive at the holidays than a loaf of this traditional sweet yeast bread studded with fruit and nuts.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 2