When we get to know a new country, one of the things that strikes me the most is to discover the typical desserts this place. And when it comes to candy, at Germany there is one tastier than the other! From small and delicate, to delicious breads and cakes for the whole family!
We have already shown 10 characteristic sweets from Italy, and now, I have separated some german sweets famous (and others more unknown) to present to you.
THE Apple strudel is one of the most famous sweets in Germany. But did you know that this is a recipe created in Austria? Despite this origin, the Apple strudel became popular in 18th century in Germany and until today it is remembered as a sweet characteristic of there.
And for those who don’t know, the most popular fruit in Germany is the Apple – used to make from wines, such as apfelwein, even sweets like Apple strudel. For dessert, the apple is used as a filling for a puff pastry. And they say that the best way to enjoy this delight is to eat right after preparation, when it’s still good warm.
I have a great affective memory with this dessert, since it was one of the first recipes I learned to make. With just nine years old I was already helping my aunts and my mother make the strudel dough!
If you are the type of person who would like to eat panettone the whole year, the Stolen is right for you. That is one cake / bread very traditional German that takes dried and candied fruit! Does it look familiar?
It is widely consumed during December, mainly in Christmas. However, it also has a very curious story about its consumption. Since 1700 a festival called “Dresden Stollen Festival”. So, this is a traditional party in the city of Dresden and basically serves to bring together people willing to cook or just taste various Stollens.
THE Dampfnudeln also falls into the category of german breads that are successful in the sweet version. Although it is also consumed salty, the preference of many ends up being those filled with a fruit syrup, similar to a jelly.
They are made of a pasta easy to prepare, since it only takes flour, water, yeast, salt and sugar. After the dough grows, it is cooked in a pan until it forms a golden brown layer. As a dessert, they are served with vanilla cream, jam or fruit. An combination that can’t be bad, right?
With that difficult name, it doesn’t even seem like this is a classic cake that we know here in Brazil as “black Forest cake”. Yes, the combination of chocolate with cherry is original from Germany. In the region of Schwarzwald there is indeed a forest, and the name Black Forest comes from a cherry liquor done in that region.
I’ve already taught you a recipe incredible of this cake in a mega version Special, take a look at the complete recipe.
THE Rote Grütze is nothing more than a syrup sweet and sour red fruits like cherry, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, blueberry and currant. It can be served ways, but main forms are with vanilla sauce, ice cream or whipped cream. Or as delicious coverage in pies!
A very striking feature is its texture, which may please some people and not others. Consistency resembles a sago, as they are often added cereals ground. Can you imagine what delight?
Making a parallel with Brazilian foods, he is like a Rain Cookie, however, less sweet than what we are used to. THE Quarkbällchen is made with a cheese called “Quark”, Which is widely used in recipes because it looks like a yogurt.
The use of this cheese makes the recipe very lighter and softer, always trying to make a cookie that melts in your mouth. He is also fried and before serving it is passed through granulated or icing sugar. Looks like I’ve heard this recipe before?
The name of this sweet means snail. That’s right, the bug inspired the name of the recipe due to the appearance of the rolled roll. There are several types of Schnecken in Germany, like the Nussschnecken, which is stuffed with nuts. But the essence of being a sweet bread it is the same regardless of the filling.
It is a species of puff pastry, stuffed and covered with a sugar icing with nuts, hazelnuts or almonds. You will find this sweet in almost all bakeries in Germany and a great tip is to take it along with a coffee.
Aah, and this roll is very reminiscent of cinnamon roll that I have already taught you in a video of the channel. A great option to make afternoon coffee.
THE Ofenschlupfer it is a “bread pudding” done with apples. Yes, they appeared again showing that they are really the favorite fruit over there. That wonderfulness is made with sliced bread pieces that are interspersed with apple and nuts.
After preparing the assembly of the candy on the platter, it is covered with eggs and milk, and taken to bake in the oven for 30 minutes. The german they love to serve this dessert with vanilla cream to accompany it.
After talking about so many sweets, I was dying to try them all. Tell me which one is yours favorite.