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German Bread Recipes

Looking for German bread recipes? Find delicious German bread recipes including kielbasa, strudels, and more German appetizers.

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This nicely spiced caked, with chunks of apple and a hint of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg, always wins raves. I like it best served warm with a dollop of whipped topping. It freezes well, too. —Pam Blockey of Bozeman, Montana
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Fruit 'n' Nut Stollen

Fruit 'n' Nut Stollen

Fruit 'n' Nut Stollen

"Making this stollen has become a tradition for our family," writes Rebekah Radewahn of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. "Our family, friends and neighbors look forward to it every Christmas. We like it because it does not contain the usual candied fruits and citron called for in other stollens."

Rye Biscuits

Rye Biscuits

Rye Biscuits

With a yield of only four biscuits, this recipe from our Test Kitchen delivers fresh-baked goods without a lot of leftovers. The moist and flavorful bites come together in a mere 15 minutes.

Stollen Loaves

Stollen Loaves

Stollen Loaves

The recipe for these fresh-baked fruit-dotted loaves comes from my grandmother. They fill our house with a heavenly aroma that is such a part of the season.—Tom Guenther, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Caraway Rolls

Caraway Rolls

Caraway Rolls

Filled with caraway, these rolls are a nice addition to your meal, say Ruth Hastings of Louisville, Illinois.

Golden Caraway Rye Bread

Golden Caraway Rye Bread

Golden Caraway Rye Bread

"Feed the entire group with the four golden loaves this recipe produces. The bread’s wonderful mild flavor and tender texture make it outstanding," says Denise Elder, Hanover, Ontario.

Grandma's Zwieback Rolls

Grandma's Zwieback Rolls

Grandma's Zwieback Rolls

When Mother baked zweiback rolls—which means "twice baked"—she'd guard them, lest they disappear quickly! She would bake them on Sundays when friends came by for "fsapa" a meal of cold meat, cheese, jelly and coffee.

Apple Cream Cheese Kuchen

Apple Cream Cheese Kuchen

Apple Cream Cheese Kuchen

This is a very old recipe that my mother made often, when I was a child in Germany. It was our Sunday dessert. You can also use other fruit as a topping, such as plums, fresh peaches or apricots.

German Apple Cake with Sweet Drizzle

German Apple Cake with Sweet Drizzle

German Apple Cake with Sweet Drizzle

Tender apple slices and a simple confectioner's-sugar drizzle make this old-world treat yummy and comforting. It's especially good served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.—Tracey Rosato, Markham, Ontario

Herb Potato Rolls

Herb Potato Rolls

Herb Potato Rolls

My grandma always made these rolls. She herself enjoyed them as a child in Germany. I practiced for years before I finally perfected the recipe! —Lonna Smith, Woodruff, Wisconsin

Caraway Seed Rye Bread

Caraway Seed Rye Bread

Caraway Seed Rye Bread

IT WAS probably 45 years ago when the thrashers came to dinner at our house and Mother served this bread. Today, every time I bake it, I get nostalgic for those days. My parents were emigrants from Czechoslovakia and couldn't speak English very well. The thrashers hardly talked anyway - they were too busy enjoying Mother's delicious food! -Millie Feather, Baroda, Michigan

Caraway Yeast Bread

Caraway Yeast Bread

Caraway Yeast Bread

Caraway blends beautifully with celery seed, nutmeg and sage in this tender yeast bread from DeEtta Rasmussen, a field editor in Fort Madison, Iowa. It's bound to become a favorite!
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