Classic German Baking: The Very Best Recipes For Traditional Favorites, From Pfeffernsse To Streuselkuchen

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From her cheerful Berlin kitchen, Luisa Weiss shares more than 100 rigorously researched and tested recipes, gathered from expert bakers, friends, family, and time-honored sources throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

German baking has influenced baking traditions around the world for generations and is a source of great nostalgia for those of German and Central European heritage. Yet the very best recipes for Germanys cookies, cakes, tortes, and breads, passed down through generations, have never before been collected and perfected for contemporary American home bakers. Enter Luisa Weiss, the Berlin-based creator of the adored Wednesday Chef blog and self-taught ambassador of the German baking canon.

Whether youre in the mood for the simple yet emblematic Streuselkuchen, crisp and flaky Strudel, or classic breakfast Brtchen, every recipe youre looking for is here, along with detailed advice to ensure success plus delightful storytelling about the origins, meaning, and rituals behind the recipes. Paired with more than 100 photographs of Berlin and delectable baked goods, such as Elisenlebkuchen, Marmorierter Mohnkuchen, and Schwarzwlder Kirschtorte, this book will encourage home bakers of all skill levels to delve into the charm of Germanys rich baking tradition.

Classic German Baking
is an authoritative collection of recipes that provides delicious inspiration for any time of day, whether its for a special breakfast, a celebration with friends and family, or just a regular afternoon coffee-and-cake break, an important part of everyday German life.


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