Ready to connect with your German roots and enjoy some delicious comfort food? We've got some of our favorite traditional German recipes that are perfect for this.
Oma's German Cucumber Salad
This tangy and sweet German Cucumber Salad is a delicious side salad that takes only minutes to make.
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German Potato Pancakes (Reibekuchen)
Classic German Potato Pancakes (German: Kartoffelpuffer/Reibekuchen) are made from freshly grated potatoes fried to golden brown perfection. Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside.
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Warm German Potato Salad
This authentic warm German Potato Salad recipe showcases perfectly tender sliced potatoes drizzled with a smoky, sweet, tangy bacon dressing and lots of crispy bacon.
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Spaetzle (German: Spätzle) is an easy, hearty egg noodle dish that goes beautifully with classic German recipes such as Rouladen and Cucumber Salad.
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German Hunter-Schnitzel (Jägerschnitzel)
Hunter's Schnitzel (Jägerschnitzel) is a classic German recipe made with perfectly fried golden brown breaded pork cutlets topped with rich mushroom gravy!
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Bee Sting Cake
Bee Sting Cake is a tried and true German dessert cake recipe. It's a light, airy cake with rich vanilla cream filling and crunchy almond topping.
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Warm German Potato Salad in a Bacon Vinaigrette
This authentic German Potato Salad is served warm. Tender potatoes are drenched in a mouthwatering warm bacon dressing.
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Strawberry Torte (Erdbeertorte)
Strawberry Torte is a delicious, classic German sponge cake with a creamy pudding layer and topped with glazed strawberries.
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German Potato Soup (Kartoffelsuppe)
This homemade creamy German Potato Soup (German: Kartoffelsuppe mit Wiener Würstchen) will warm you from the inside out!
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German Frikadellen are delicious pan-fried meatballs made with a mixture of ground beef, onions, and seasonings that are perfect for a quick and tasty meal.
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Classic German Potato Dumplings are one of Germany's most popular comfort foods. Tender potatoes are combined with egg yolk, butter, and a hint of nutmeg.
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German Apple Pancakes (Apfelpfannkuchen)
This classic German recipe has all the essentials - eggs, milk, flour, apples, and a dash of cinnamon. So get ready for a fantastic meal!
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Fried Bacon Cabbage Noodles - Krautfleckerl
Experience the warmth and comfort of a traditional German dish with this delicious fried cabbage and noodle recipe: crispy bacon, savory ham, caramelized cabbage and onions, tender pasta, and a hint of nutty Parmesan cheese.
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German Apple Cake
Our traditional German Apple Cake (Apfelkuchen) with streusel topping is a dessert classic you'll find all over Germany. And you don't even have to travel further than your kitchen because you can make this delicious dessert at home.
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German Cheesecake - Käsekuchen
Our traditional German Cheesecake (Käsekuchen) has a crunchy crust, a rich, creamy filling full of sweet and tangy flavors, and a melt-in-your-mouth texture.
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German Bread & Bacon Dumpling - Speckknödel
'Knödel' are German bread and bacon dumplings. They are tender, savory, and incredibly delicious, making a perfect and filling side dish. And the recipe is easier than the pronunciation.
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German Crumb Cake
A slice of German Crumb Cake (Streuselkuchen) is the perfect afternoon snack. The cake has a light, airy texture with just enough sweetness and crunch from the jam, crumble, and almonds!
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Old-Fashioned German Raisin Bread
Indulge in the inviting aroma of homemade Raisin Bread - warm, fluffy, and tender. This treat is easy to make using a few simple ingredients!
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Cheese Spaetzle (Käsespätzle)
You can think of Cheese Spaetzle (Käsespätzle recipe) as German Mac and Cheese. Tender homemade egg noodles are cooked to perfection in a deliciously cheesy cream sauce.
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German Cherry Coffee Cake - Kirschstreusel
This German Cherry Coffee Cake recipe is based on the classic German dessert - Kirschstreusel. It is a moist and tender, easy coffee cake with cherries.
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German Butter Cake (Butterkuchen)
Butterkuchen (German butter cake) is a timeless, old-fashioned dessert. This German cake is made with a rich blend of milk, sugar, yeast, eggs, and flour.
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Mulled Wine Cake (Glühweinkuchen)
This old-fashioned German Mulled Wine Cake is a delicious blend of pound cake, chocolate, and spiced wine.
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Vanillekipferl cookies are traditional German-Austrian cookies with a wonderful vanilla-almond flavor and distinct texture. These sweet and buttery crescent-shaped cookies will quite melt in your mouth.
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German Red Cabbage (Rotkohl)
Rotkohl, or Red Cabbage, is one of the most popular German side dishes. Beautiful purple-red cabbage is cooked till perfectly tender. This simple side dish perfectly balances savory, sweet, and sour.
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To make these mouthwatering German Rouladen, fill a thinly sliced steak with mustard, bacon, onion, and pickles. Braise in a red wine sauce until they are tender and irresistibly delicious.
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