Spreewaelder Mohnpielen

Spreewaelder Mohnpielen
Delicious poppy seed concoction somewhere between a pudding and a cake.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Brandenburg
Region Brandenburg


  • 1/3 lb raisins
  • 2 tbsp orange liqueur
  • 14 oz ground poppy seed
  • 7 oz sugar
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 lb stale white bread
  • 1-3/4 oz diced almonds


  • Soak the raisins in the orange liqueur. Boil the poppy seeds, raisins and 3 1/2 oz of sugar in 2 cups of milk. After the mixture comes to a boil, remove the pot from the stove immediately.
  • Cut bread into pieces and put it into a bowl, dusting it with sugar. Heat the remaining milk and pour it over the bread. Combine the almonds with the poppy seeds. Apply alternating layers of the poppy seed mixture and the bread into the form. Try to make the layers as even in size as possible which will give the individual portions a nice layered pattern. Cover it and place the cake in the fridge overnight .
  • This dessert can be served with fruit sauce.
  • Guten Appetit!