All posts tagged: German

German apple pie (not Grandma’s classic)

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Cakes + Cookies
German apple pie

It is wheat-free, egg-free and dairy-free, yet super good – with a deliciously crunchy crust when it comes out of the oven.  German apple pie (not Grandma’s classic) 300g spelt flour (or a mix of spelt and chickpea flour) 1 sachet baking powder 100g muscobado sugar 160g unsweetened apple sauce or fresh apple pulp (leftover from juicing) 160g nut milk 100g ground almonds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 5 – 6 apples In a bowl mix flour and […]

Grandma’s Classics: beef roulades (Rouladen)

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Dinner / Lunch

A German surprise package traditionally filled with pieces of dill pickle, mustard and thinly sliced bacon. The tart flavour of mustard  and dill pickle is a must, but to complete the filling I prefer thinly sliced vegetables like carrots, onions and bell pepper to bacon.    . Beef Roulades for the roulades: 6 pieces of boneless beef round (pounded) 6 teaspoons Dijon mustard 6 dill pickles (sliced lengthwise) 1 big white onion (cut in thin wedges) 1 red bell pepper (cut in thin strips) […]

cheesecake topped with meringue

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Cakes + Cookies / Sweets

cheesecake topped with meringue for the dough: 200g flour 75g sugar 65g cold butter, cut in small pieces 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking powder for the filling: 500g low fat curd (Magerquark) 125g sugar 2 sachets vanilla sugar 100g oil (or melted butter) 1 sachet custard powder 1 egg 3 egg yolks 1/2 l milk for the topping: 3 egg whites 50g sugar 1 sachet vanilla sugar Mix the ingredients for the dough in a […]

apple tart and fern

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Cakes + Cookies / Sweets
silky apple pie

To make this fresh and silky apple tart you basically need your hands, 1kg ripe and mellow apples and a few typically German dairy products like Quark  (curd) for the crust and Schmand (sour cream) for the filling. silky apple tart for the crust: 125g Magerquark (low fat curd) 125g cold butter, cut in small pieces 125g flour for the filling: 1kg ripe and mellow apples, sliced the juice of one lemon 400g Schmand (sour cream) 1 […]