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German Kaesekuchen

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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for 4 servings of German Cheesecake you need:

German Cheesecake

for the cake base: 
200g all purpose flour
100g sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder 
8g vanilla sugar 
1 midsize egg
75g butter (optional margarine)

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for the stuffing:
1kg Quark (curd cheese) 
150g sugar 
150ml sunflower oil
8g vanilla sugar
2 midsize eggs
1 tsp. lemon juice
500ml milk
40g custard powder

GermanGerman Kaesekuchen:

One of the most liked delicacies of German amateur bakery (by the way one of Al’s most favorite cakes until now) is the cheesecake above. You might wonder about the amount of Quark that is used for this cheesecake but the cake is neither to heavy nor to fat. (Quark is a typical German dairy product – if you do not find it in your regional grocery store under the name Quark please read the linked article on Quark and it’s substitutes.)

Kristin prepared this Kaesekuchen last weekend. It is not a seasonal cake recipe and she usually serves it maybe 2 or 3 times throughout the year. It becomes even better when you let it rest for a night in the fridge. Now enough of blabla… here comes the instruction how to prepare this very best German cheesecake.

I. Preparation of the cheesecake base:

1. Mix  – flour with sugar and baking powder in a mixing bowl.






Plum cake recipe

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

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Plum cake recipe

Plum cake recipe


for 4 to 6 servings:
225 gr. farmer cheese
4 tbsp. oil
60 ml milk
pinch of salt
180 g sugar
450 g flour
1 tbsp. baking powder
2kg damsons
or plums

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Since the middle of juli 2011 plums are ripe in Germany. We use them every year especially for the preparation of cakes, jellies, chutneys…

Plums or damsons: Now, what is the right term in english for the fruits that we use in this recipe here?

On one of the most common websites that we use in Germany at the moment for translating from german into english there are several words that you can find for the german term “Zwetschge“. May we ask you for your advice?

Now how to prepare our german plum cake ?

1. Mix farmer cheese with oil, milk, salt and sugar.


Cheesecake recipe retro-style

Friday, January 28th, 2011

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Cheesecake recipe for 4 to 6 servings

For the Cheesecake dough:

3 eggs
3 tbsp. water
90g sugar

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100g flour
1 teasp. baking powder
60g starch flour

Cheesecake recipe

For the cheesecake stuffing:
juice of 1 lemon
pulp of a vanilla bean
4 tbsp. powdered sugar
450g farmer cheese
15g gelatin
230g whipped cream

Preparation of the cheesecake dough:

1. Mix eggs with water and sugar and beat it for 5-7 minutes until it is foamy.


Chocolate pie with pears aka Pear pie with chocolate

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

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Ingredients for 8-12 servings of chocolate pie or pear pie:


220 g margarine (soft)
200 g sugar

5 eggs
60 g natural Yoghurt (0,1%)
200 g flour
30 g dark cocoa, powdered

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1 tbsp. baking powder
2 kg pears
3 tbsp. lemon juice
100 g chopped almonds
80 g starch flour


Preparation of chocolate pie with pears or pear pie with chocolate:

1. Preheat the oven on 200 ° C.


Rhubarb cake with meringue

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

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Makes 5 to 6 servings rhubarb cake:


500 g rhubarb
100 g margarine (optional butter)

125 g sugar
2 tbsp. baking powder
125 g custard powder vanilla
300 ml milk
100 g powdered sugar
3 eggs

Rhubarb recipe

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There are several rhubarb recipes in Germany. We use to prepare rhubarb when it is fresh available on markets. The fresh sour rhubarb is an interesting product for several dessert recipes.
A lot of german rhubarb recipes are for cakes, muffins, tortes other rhubarb recipes are for example spreads.

Preparation of rhubarb cake with meringue:

  1. Seperate the eggs.
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Black forest cake

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

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Ingredients for black forest cake – (modified without alcohol): Schwarzwaelder Kirschtorte
6 eggs, seperated
250 g sugar
6 tbsp. hot water
200 g flour
75 g cornstarch
50 g cocoa powder
2 teasp. baking powder

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Filling & garniture for black forest cake:
450 g canned sour cherry
25 g cornstarch
800 g cream
5 g whipped cream stabilizer (optional)
1 tbsp. sugar
20 g grated whole milk chocolate
100 ml cherry juice (out of the can)
(Attention: The traditional recipe is with kirschwasser. We use cherry juice instead.)

Preparation of black forest cake:

1. Mix in a big bowl egg yolks, water and sugar until they become a creamy dough.
Black forest cake