Austrians are the world champions in making warm desserts and these Strawberry Topfen Dumplings (Erdbeerknödel) are proof of that. The strawberries are encased in a delectable chewy dough, boiled, and then rolled in a crispy, buttery crumb coating. Dumplings, both sweet and … [Read more...] about Austrian Strawberry Topfen Dumplings
Burgenland Crescent Cookies are an old, traditional recipe from my mother-in-law’s family. She’s from the Austrian province of Burgenland, the easternmost sliver of Austria bordering Hungary. Burgenland is famous for its pastries and cookies, many of which my mother-in-law grew … [Read more...] about Burgenland Crescent Cookies (Burgenländer Kipferl)
This is a really special post because it’s my 100th recipe on Living on Cookies! That’s 100 recipes in English and in German, 200 posts altogether! I created Living on Cookies in 2014 hoping to combine my passion for baking with earning some money. I have yet to make a cent from … [Read more...] about Blueberry Topfen Torte
This recipe is a classic in Austria. Fruity strawberries on a fluffy sponge cake – this Strawberry Sponge Cake evokes happy childhood memories of warm summer days for many Austrians.
The sponge for this cake is slightly different than a traditional sponge and is even better … [Read more...] about Austrian Strawberry
The recipe for these Sacher Cake Bars comes from a friend who is from Lower Austria. Her family owns an Austrian Gasthaus there and they know good, authentic Austrian food. These Sacher Cake Bars have all the elements of a traditional Viennese Sacher Torte but are so much easier … [Read more...] about Sacher Cake Bars