SPICED APPLE CREAM CHEESE (NOT A COFFEE) CAKE

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)I found the Spiced Apple Cream Cheese Coffee Cake, October project of the ABC-Bakers, very intriguing. Topped with apples, sautéed in butter with cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg - that sounds delicious!A coffee cake is a bit of a strange concept for a German - aren't all cakes meant to be enjoyed … Continue reading SPICED APPLE CREAM CHEESE (NOT A COFFEE) CAKE

ALMOND PLUM CAKE – SWEET AND TART IN HARMONY

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)I missed a few ABC baking projects (there was always something else going on), but our "pack leader" Hanaâ's September pick, King Arthur Flour's Almond Tarts featured almonds, and nuts are my favorite baking ingredients.There was one problem, though - my husband doesn't care for strong almond … Continue reading ALMOND PLUM CAKE – SWEET AND TART IN HARMONY

GERMAN CHEESECAKE – KÄSEKUCHEN FOR EX-PATS

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts Americans and Germans have a lot in common. One is their love for cheese cake. Though both pastries taste great, Käsekuchen is distinctly different from its US cousin. Cheesecake crust is made with cookie crumbs, very practical, and a good recycling of even stale cookies. German Käsekuchen has a … Continue reading GERMAN CHEESECAKE – KÄSEKUCHEN FOR EX-PATS

RHUBARB-EIERSCHECKE-TORTE – A DRESDEN SPECIALTY

  Hier geht's zur deutschen Version  dieses Posts The first time I heard about a cake called "Eierschecke", when I saw my cousin Uta's post in facebook. "Eier" is the German term for eggs, and "Schnecke" (snail)) is a common name for pinwheel shaped pastry, but I had not the slightest idea what "Schecke" meant, … Continue reading RHUBARB-EIERSCHECKE-TORTE – A DRESDEN SPECIALTY