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.

    Top German cake recipes

    20 reviews

    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

    114 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

    31 reviews

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

    Recipe by: Suzanne Stull

    German cake videos

    • Redcurrant meringue cake | Video recipe
      Redcurrant meringue cake | Video recipe

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