Easy German Dessert Recipes: Grandma's German Dessert Recipes (2024)

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by:Gerhild Fulson/ Cookbook Author, Blogger, German Oma!

Make Oma's German desserts with locally available ingredients, old traditional recipes such asApple strudel,Berlinerordonuts,cherry pieand newer ones too. Wunderbar!

Are you thinking these German desserts are probably really difficult to re-create? You'll soon realize they really aren't difficult at all!For example, take a look at the scrumptiousApple strudelbelow.Thislooks so good and tastes wunderbar as well. Delicious! And yes, it's easy!

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Thesequick dessert recipesmake German food that's fantastic for "Coffee Klatsch" literally translated meaning "coffee gossip" or nicely translated means "afternoon coffee and dessert."

Grab your copy of Oma's favorites in herSpecial Occasion German Cakes & Tortes e-Cookbook.

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Take a peek atall Oma's eCookbooks. They make sharing your German heritage a delicious adventure!

Need help deciding what to make?

My favorites would be the theapple strudeland thecream puffs(as swans or cake or puffs)... these are both so easy to make and so impressive.

Lydia Remembers...

I have so many wunderbar memories in the kitchen with my Oma, and have had MANY of her most popular and traditional recipes, like these delicious easy German desserts!

Oma and I have made lots of these dessert recipes together and some have become my very favorites to make at home.

I quite often find myself making thiseasy flaky dessert recipejust to have for something sweet to snack on during those warm summer days. I shared some with my lovely neighbours, then received a text asking for the recipe! It made my day and it always makes me smile when I get to say, "You can find it on my Oma's website!"

In the picture below, you can see my very firstRotegroats! I've had this recipe at Oma's many times and LOVE it so I thought, why not make it myself? It turned out so well which doesn't always happen on the first try, but hey, mistakes happen! ;)

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This recipe was very simple, and everyone gobbled it down pretty quickly! My Dad recognized some of the flavors in the pudding from his childhood growing up with Oma, so that made it even more of a special treat. It didn't last too far into the next day...it was THAT good.

Here are some of my favorites of Oma's desserts :

  • Cream Puff Swans
  • German Rhubarb Pudding
  • Oma's Black Forest Dessert

Learn a little bit about me,Lydia, and my kitchen adventures with Oma!

Easy Dessert Recipes

Cream Puffs and Cream Puff Swans

Black Forest Dessert

Easiest Apple Strudel ever!

Jelly donuts, Berlin pancakes

German Rhubarb Pudding

Kirschenmichel - Bread Pudding

Ice Coffee, German-style

Air Fryer Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Traditional Vanilla Sauce

Oma's Germanized Apple Crisp

Rhubarb Dump Cake (non German)

Red fruit jelly - (Red Berry Sauce)

Oma's Black Forest Dessert

Berry Torte - uses fresh berries

Candied Almonds

Apple Pudding Cake

Frozen fruit dessert: ice cream and hot

Waffles - with all-purpose flour AND whole wheat!

Coconut Bars - Coconut with pecans - delicious!

Cinnamon Snails - another easy puff pastry!

Ruth's Baked Rice Pudding with Peaches

Homemade Ice Cream - including 3-layer Ice Cream Cake

Regina's Apfelkuchle ~ Apple Fritters

Crepes Recipe with Cherries - also great for Brunch

Penny's Apple Dump Cake

TheApple Pudding Cakewould be great for your afternoon snack! This recipe comes from my dear German friend, Heidi. She serves it deliciously warm from the oven, served with ice cream melting over the top and sprinkled with additional cinnamon.

Smells divine. Tastes heavenly!

Who would guess theeasy flaky dessertwas made withsoda crackers, instant pudding, and Cool Whip?

It is . . . and it's so quick and easy to make. It's fun making it with my granddaughters; it's that easy Is it German? I don't think so, but it is so light and delicious after a traditional schnitzel dinner, it becomes one of those"cross-cultural" desserts!

I experimented with this, again with the crackers, pudding, Cool Whip, and cherry pie filling, but made it REALLY German. I call this outstanding creation myBlack Forest Dessert. You'll understand why once you go and see it. I'm sure you'll want to make it as well. SoWONDERFUL!

In fact, why not check out ALL my quick dessert recipes above.

I'm positively sure you'll find something tantilizingly wunderbar!

Take photos as you make them and post them to myQuick German Recipes Facebookpage for all to see!

While you're there, be sure to 'like' the page, OK?

Yes, and just in case you're looking for something special for Christmas, take a look at myChristmas Baking e-cookbook.You'll find, not only great recipes, but also many tips from me.

I love eating German foods, but I really don't like spending too much time in the kitchen. So almost anything I can do to lessen my time there is something I look for.

As well, not all ingredients that are needed for "German baking" is available here where I live in Canada. So, substitutions are necessary. I touch on those as well in these e-cookbooks. Do take a look. I think you'll like!

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Meet with us around Oma's table, pull up a chair, grab a coffee and a piece of Apfelstrudel, and enjoy the visit.

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