Recipe Collections – Recipes from Baden-Wuerttemberg

Here’s a selection some of the traditional dishes from the most well-known regions of Baden-Wuerttemberg: Baden, Swabia and The Black Forest.

  • Schupfnudeln (Pan-Fried Potato Fritters)

  • A traditional potato pancake recipe.
  • Käsespätzle

  • Spaetzle (loosely translated as egg noodles) with Emmentaler cheese and fried onions.
  • Schwäbische Maultaschen

  • Pockets of noodle dough that are stuffed with various fillings such as spinach, meat or cheese, similar to ravioli.
  • Schwäbischer Zwiebelkuchen

  • An onion pie made with a yeast dough base, topped with onions, eggs, cream and bacon. It is most commonly eaten in the fall and is a typical accompaniment to Federweisser, a young wine that has just begun to ferment.
  • Badische Zwetschenkuchen (Plum Cake)

  • Some of Germany’s best plums come from Baden, and they’re the stars of this cake.
  • Black Forest Cake

  • A famous,  luscious cream and chocolate cake spiked with cherries and cherry brandy


Baden-Wuerttemberg: A Culinary Superlative

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