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German Mohnschnecken Poppy Seed Roll Recipe

Mohnschnecken is a German Poppy seed roll that  is a traditional item found in just about any German bakery. They also are traditional Hungarian poppy seed rolls.  Finding them in the United States, however, is rather difficult.  Fortunately, Mohnschnecken is not difficult to make! The rolls made here are done thicker, but you can also slice them thinner and bake them ... Read More »

How to Bake Donauwelle

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 90 mins Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Donauwelle: For the pudding layer: 1 cup + 1 ½ tbsp butter, cubed and softened 1 package vanilla pudding mix 1 ¾ cup + 1 ½ tbsp milk 2 tbsp granulated sugar For the cake layer: 3 cups all purpose flour 4 eggs Pinch of salt 2 ... Read More »

How to Make White Chocolate and Chestnut Torte

Serves: 8-10 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make White Chocolate and Chestnut Torte: 2 oz plain white chocolate, broken into chunks 2 oz chestnut puree, sweetened 1 tbsp granulated sugar 2 eggs, separated 2 oz unsalted butter ½ oz plain flour Large pinch cream of tartar For the topping: 2 oz plain chocolate, finely grated ... Read More »

How to Bake Zimtsterne (Cinnamon Stars)

Yields: 24 cookies Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Zimtsterne: 2 ¼ cups sifted icing sugar, plus more for dusting 2 tsp lemon zest, finely grated 1 ¼ tsp ground cinnamon 15 oz sliced almonds, skin on 3 large egg whites, at room temperature Cooking instructions for Zimtsterne: Empty ½ cup of the icing sugar, 3 ... Read More »

How to Bake Marble Spice Cake

Serves: 10 Preparation time: 40 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Marble Spice Cake: 3 ¾ cups cake flour ½ tsp salt 1 ½ cups sugar 3 tsp baking powder ¾ cup milk 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 3 tbsp unsulphured molasses 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 tsp grated nutmeg 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ... Read More »

How to Bake Pumpernickel Bread

Makes: 1 loaf Preparation time: 2 hours 40 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Pumpernickel Bread: 2 ½ cups bread flour 2 ¾ tsp active dry yeast 1/3 cup raisins 1 cup rye flour 3 tbsp molasses ½ tsp instant coffee 1 egg white 1 egg 3 tbsp instant potato flakes 2 tbsp butter 2 ½ tsp unsweetened ... Read More »

How to Bake Schnecken

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 40 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Schnecken: For the dough: 3 1//3 cups bread flour ¼ oz fast rise yeast 2 eggs ½ cup+ 2 tbsp milk 3 tbsp sugar 1/3 cup unsalted butter ½ tsp salt For the syrup: ½ cup +1 tbsp unsalted butter 4 tbsp maple syrup 2 tbsp turbinado ... Read More »

How to Bake Pfeffernüsse

Yields: 8 dozen Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Pfeffernüsse: For the spiced sugar: ¼ tsp ground allspice 1 cup powdered sugar ½ tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground cinnamon For the cookies: 3 cups all purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp fine salt ¼ ... Read More »

How to Bake Pretzel Rods

Yields: 24 pretzels Preparation time: over 2 hours Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Pretzel Rods: For the pretzels: 1 ½ cups bread flour 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 2 tsp packed light brown sugar 1 tsp instant yeast 1 cup warm water ½ tsp kosher salt Vegetable oil, for greasing For the poaching liquid: ¼ cup packed ... Read More »

How to Bake Apple Sour Cream Kuchen

Serves: 20 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Apple Sour Cream Kuchen: 1 package yellow cake mix 1 egg 1 cup sour cream 5 large apples, peeled and finely sliced ½ cup sugar 8 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp lemon juice Cooking instructions for Apple Sour Cream Kuchen: Position a rack at ... Read More »