Recipes from Brandenburg

Brandenburg is surrounded by Berlin and Poland, influencing it’s cuisine. Favorites include hearty dishes with a meat or fresh fish base, served with potatoes and fresh produce of the area.

Brandenburg Brittle Wreath

Crown-shaped, layered sponge cake with vanilla butter frosting and crunchy crushed brittle.

Brandenburger Egg Cookies

Cookies with eggs, cinnamon, lemon, with sweet hazelnut topping from Brandenburg State.

Brandenburger Kohlrouladen

Stuffed cabbage with ground meat.

Brandenburger Lammfleisch

Brandenburg lamb is diced lamb with onions served with green beans and potatoes.

Eberswalder Spritzkuchen

Popular German cruller, these star-shaped deep-fried donuts are coated with powdered sugar and lemon juice or rum.

Fürst Pückler Eis (Neapolitan Ice Cream)

The famous Fürst Pückler ice cream was invented by a confectioner from Cottbus, Brandenburg. Mr. Schulz, the confectioner, named the ice cream after the count Hermann von Pückler-Muskau. The ice cream consists of three layers – chocolate, strawberry and vanilla.

Pellkartoffeln mit Quark

Potatoes in their jackets with quark is a traditional recipe handed down for generations in families in Germany.

Potsdamer Festtagskuchen

This pastry named after its place of origin, is a delightful blend of fruit and pastry.

Spreewälder Kalbsbraten

Savory Spreewälder roast veal served with potatoes.

Spreewälder Mohnpielen

Delicious poppy seed concoction. Perfect for any time of the day.