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German recipes

Published: February 7, 2022 at 2:58 pm
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Discover our pick of German recipes, from German dumplings to classic stollen and impressive fruity desserts that are ideal for entertaining.

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  • Sweet German dumplings (dampfnudel)

    Sweet German dumplings (dampfnudel)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Dessert German-style, these little dumplings, or 'dampfnudel', can be sweet or savoury. Ours are poached to perfection and bathed in vanilla custard - a comfort-food classic

  • Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

    Red berry fruit compote (German rote grütze)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This light, fruity dessert is a German summertime staple - a mixed berry compote with custard. The fruity mix is ideal as a topping for granola or stirred through ice cream

  • German-style cheese & bacon pancakes

    German-style cheese & bacon pancakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Be inspired by the flavours of Flammkuchen and top pancakes with smoked bacon, shallots and melted cheese to serve for Shrove Tuesday or as your next family supper.

  • Schmarren with raisins in a baking dish

    Schmarren with raisins

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy Diana Henry's take on the fluffy shredded German pancakes, schmarren. With added raisins and rum, it's utterly delicious served with cream

  • Black Forest tart

    Black Forest tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.13 ratings

    Sweet cocoa pastry is filled with a rich, fruity filling of chocolate and cherries in this heavenly German gateau-inspired dessert

  • Stollen muffins

    Stollen muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.11 ratings

    These little cakes are filled with all the festive, fruity flavours of this classic German Christmas bake - ideal for Christmas morning or a teatime treat

  • Spiced stollen plait

    Spiced stollen plait

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    This pretty twist on a classic German Christmas bake is lightly spiced, filled with mixed dried fruit and marzipan, then dusted with icing sugar

  • Klump served in a casserole dish

    Klump

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Try this German-inspired dish, packed with potatoes, bacon, pears and kale. It's a great way to get through leftovers – swap the bacon for ham if preferred

  • Ham & cheese Dutch baby pancake

    Ham & cheese Dutch baby pancake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Revamp the Yorkshire pudding and create a savoury Dutch baby pancake, filled with ham, cheese and broccoli. Serve with our mustardy sauce dolloped on top

  • Dutch baby pancake with drunken cherries

    Dutch baby pancake with drunken cherries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    These puffed up beauties are actually a sweet version of a Yorkie and are of German origin. Normally eaten for breakfast, make them dessert with boozy, syrupy cherries and ice cream

  • Baumkuchen on a cake stand

    Baumkuchen

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try your hand at making our version of German baumkuchen. Popular at Christmas, it’s also known as ‘tree cake’ because of the rings you'll see when you cut into it

  • Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

    Zimtsterne (Cinnamon star cookies)

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.18 ratings

    Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon

  • Sauerkraut in a glass jar with spoon

    How to make sauerkraut

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.13 ratings

    Try the simplest way to make classic sauerkraut using raw cabbage. This fermented food is great for your gut and goes very well with sausages and mustard

  • Lebkuchen

    Lebkuchen

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.57 ratings

    A German biscuit similar to gingerbread, lebkuchen is easy to make and a great Christmas treat

  • Stollen spirals

    Stollen spirals

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Bake a batch of these sweet German buns over Christmas and enjoy at breakfast or teatime... or both

  • Stollen wreath cake

    Stollen wreath cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    The sweet German fruit and marzipan loaf recipe is adapted into a gorgeous wreath cake with decorative fondant holly icing and almond marzipan

  • Mini schnitzels with garlic sauce

    Mini schnitzels with garlic sauce

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    These baked, breadcrumbed chunks of chicken thigh make delicious bite-sized nuggets - perfect with oven chips

  • Stollen mince pies

    Stollen mince pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Two festive giants collide in these shortcrust pastry bakes with marzipan, madeira cake and mincemeat

  • Christmas stollen pudding

    Christmas stollen pudding

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Good Food reader Marion Biles shares her recipe for this creamy and luxurious pud using leftover stollen

  • Stollen wreath

    Stollen wreath

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.27 ratings

    BBC Good Food's show-stealing December 08 cover recipe - perfect if you fancy a change from the usual Christmas cake

  • A serving board with Christmas stollen with almonds & marzipan

    Christmas stollen with almonds & marzipan

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Nothing says Christmas like stollen with marzipan. It's a cinch to make, although it does take some time – think of it as a weekend project with the kids

  • Stollen buns

    Stollen buns

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    These sticky buns really capture the taste of Christmas and are great for sharing with friends and neighbours

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