German Plum Cake, Zwetschgenkuchen

Zwetschgenkuchen or Plum cake

Perfect to accompany an afternoon coffee is the Zwetschgenkuchen. You can find or pick plums from June till late September when they are ripe. In the US you can buy this oval purple fruit in some stores, they are called Italian plums. Instead of Streusel, you can sprinkle the cake with plain sugar depending on taste. Some whip cream on top or on the side would … Continue reading Zwetschgenkuchen or Plum cake

Marmorkuchen or German Marble Cake

Marmorkuchen or Marble Cake

Cake and birthdays inevitably belong together. Especially the marble cake is popular with children and guests alike. Optically, this classic marble cake on the birthday table is a little eye-catcher: while cutting the bright sponge meets the chocolate counterpart, the nice pattern appears, and is likely a hit. Continue reading Marmorkuchen or Marble Cake

Blueberry Yoghurt Streusel cake

Oma’s Streusel Yoghurt Cake with Blueberries

Fruity creamy cakes are my favorite. This Streusel Blueberry Quark torte or cake was made often and eaten with an afternoon cup of coffee. Quark can be substituted with 4% Greek yoghurt. The pudding should be the cooking type, like “Dr. Oetker Vanilla pudding”. Any other would do also. Instead of Blueberries, Blackberries or tart Cherries can be used Continue reading Oma’s Streusel Yoghurt Cake with Blueberries