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Old Fashioned German Cheesecake

Posted by Anonymous My husband is a Chef and his father before him and they're from Germany and that's where this recipe came from. I hope it is to your husband's satisfaction. Great Baking! Old Fashioned German Cheesecake Ingredients 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 7 cups small curd cottage cheese 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups whipped heavy cream Instructions 1 In... read more

Honey Cake II

Posted by Anonymous Honey cake for Rosh Hashana. Honey Cake II Ingredients 3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice 4 eggs 3/4 cup white sugar 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups honey 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup raisins 1 1/2 cups honey 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 2 ounces slivered almonds for topping Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees... read more

Butterkuchen

Posted by Anonymous A yeasted German-style coffee cake with a cinnamon sugar topping. Butterkuchen Ingredients 2 (.25 ounce) packages dry yeast 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter 4 cups all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Instructions 1 Butter a 9x13 inch pan and set aside. In a small mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Place milk, 1/2 cup sugar, salt and 1/2 cup butter in saucepan. Heat until sugar dissolves... read more

Fruit Kuchen

Posted by Anonymous Delightful coffee cake topped with various fruits. My family prefers prunes but it can be made with apricots, cherries, etc. Fruit Kuchen Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package hot roll mix 2 tablespoons white sugar 3 cups pitted prunes 1 1/2 cups water 2 cups sour cream 1/2 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Instructions 1 Prepare the hot roll mix according to manufacturers instrctions, adding the 2 tablespoons of sugar. Cover dough and put in a warm draft free place to rise. Let rise until doubled, then punch down and divide... read more

Rivel Kuchen

Posted by Anonymous This is an old German recipe for coffee cake. Rivel Kuchen Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water 1 teaspoon white sugar 2 cups milk 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 teaspoons salt 2 eggs, beaten 7 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups white sugar 3 cups water 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 cup milk 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup butter 1 tablespoon white sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Instructions 1 Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water to which 1... read more

Honey Cake I

Posted by Anonymous This is an old German recipe. The cake improves with aging, so bake several days ahead. Honey Cake I Ingredients 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cup honey 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 3 teaspoons instant coffee granules 1 cup hot water Instructions 1 Mix coffee in hot water, and then cool.2 In a large bowl, beat the yolks with the sugar until creamy. Add the oil and then the... read more

Apple Kuchen

Posted by Anonymous This is a delicious German recipe. Apple Kuchen Ingredients 1 (18.5 ounce) package yellow cake mix 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup flaked coconut 4 large Granny Smith apples 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup sour cream 1 egg Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Peel, core, and cut each apple into 8 wedges. Set aside. 2 In a medium bowl, combine the cake mix, coconut and margarine until crumbly. Pat mixture lightly into prepared pan, building up the... read more

Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) I

Posted by Anonymous The honey topping was called 'bienstich' by the German bakers who invented it, probably because of its sweetness. Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich) I Ingredients 1 (18.5 ounce) package yellow cake mix 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup flaked coconut 4 large Granny Smith apples 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup sour cream 1 egg Instructions 1 Combine the yeast, and the warm water; set aside to proof for 5 minutes.2 Cream 3/4 cup butter and sugar until light. Beat in the eggs and yolks one at a time. Add the vanilla,... read more

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