German cake recipes (28)

Find loads of easy and authentic recipes for German cakes from home cooks like you. We have recipes for the ever-popular Black Forest cake, as well as Donauwellen, Lebkuchen and lots more.

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This aromatic gingerbread recipe is a great tea cake for Christmastime.

Recipe by: Carol F

1 review

Tart redcurrants are layered with a buttery base and a topping of hazelnut meringue in this triumph of a cake!

Recipe by: Lena

27 reviews

I got this stollen recipe while I was Head Baker at the Dorchester. It's packed with dried fruit and filled with a marzipan surprise. It makes a perfect food gift at Christmas.

Recipe by: Lee Smith

20 reviews

Can't decide between apple cake and apple crumble? This is a German apple cake recipe for a juicy luscious apple cake with yummy crumble topping. It is very easy to make and always moist.

Recipe by: allPowerde

6 reviews

This is an old recipe from Germany. The cake improves with aging, so bake several days ahead.

Recipe by: Suzanne Stull

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