Bavarian desserts are all those wonderful desserts with roots in Bavarian cuisine.
They are available all year, not just at Oktoberfest. Bavarian desserts are indulgent and irresistible. Enjoy these best Bavarian recipes that are not only a hit at Oktoberfest but all year long.
The famous Bavarian cream and Kaiserschmarren, as well as freshly baked Rohrnudeln and Auszognen Krapfen, are among the decadent desserts. Another Bavarian classic is apple strudel, but other strudels and sweet dumpling specialties are also popular desserts.
Apfelkücherl – Bavarian Apple Fritters
The delicious golden brown baked Bavarian apple fritters are both tender and crispy.
They are served with a creamy vanilla sauce or a white wine zabaglione. A divine culinary poem.
Zwetschgenknödel & Marillenknödel – Dumplings Filled With Plums & Apricots
Desserts with the fruit-filled dumplings are considered a staple in the Alpine region. Traditional fillings include apricot and plum, but they can also be enjoyed with other fillings. For example, in the summer, with fresh strawberries, and for chocolate lovers, with chocolate or Nutella.
Germknödel – Bavarian - Austrian Yeast Dumpling
Germnknödel are a type of Bavarian soul food. On wet and cold winter days, the fragrant sweet yeast dumplings with hot vanilla sauce provide comfort and warmth.
Kaiserschmarrn – Bavarian - Austrian Pancakes
Airy, light pancakes pulled into bite-sized pieces with two forks. This traditional Bavarian dessert is served with delicious applesauce or fruit compote and is a must-try if you visit Germany.
Bayerische Crème - Bavarian Cream
Bavarian cream is considered haute cuisine. It can be served as a delectable dessert with fresh fruit. However, it is also used as the base for a variety of other creams and cake fillings.
Apfelstrudel - Apple Strudel
Few classic dessert recipes are as well-known as apple strudel. In Bavaria, this sweet pastry specialty is a popular choice for a variety of occasions. It is traditionally served with vanilla ice cream and vanilla sauce, and the combination is immensely delightful.
Oktoberfest Tiramisu – Wheat Beer Tiramisu
This is not a traditional Bavarian dessert, but rather a delicious marriage of Bavarian wheat beer and Italian creamy deliciousness. A must-try at your next Oktoberfest gathering.
Götterspeise Bierchen – Jelly Beer Dessert
Jelly pudding, also known as Wackelpudding or Götterspeise in German, is a popular dessert in German households. This adorable presentation of the dessert classic in the shape of a beer is both adorable and delicious.
Zwetschgendatschi – Plum Sheet Cake
Augsburg is the birthplace of this Bavarian plum sheet cake. While the original Augsburg plum cake is made with shortcrust pastry, it is made with yeast dough in other parts of Bavaria, such as Franconia.
Rohrnudeln / Buchteln – Oven Baked Sweet Yeast Dumplings
These baked yeast dough treats are called Rohrnudeln. They taste like light and airy sweet yeast buns without any filling in the plain version. But if you fill them with something like plum preserve, apricot jam, poppy seeds, quark, or any number of other delicious fillings, they become even more delicious.
Prinzregententorte – Bavarian Cake Speciality
This chocolate cake from Bavaria is a famous treat all around the world.
It has gained international popularity. Seven layers of cake and chocolate buttercream make up the moist and delicious Prinzregententorte. It's a staple in any decent Bavarian bakery.
Ausgezogene – Bavarian Style Donuts
The flat, crispy and airy doughnuts are a traditional Bavarian treat. These lard-fried, fluffy yeast doughnuts are impossible to resist. So tasty!
Milirahmstrudel – Creamy Quark Strudel
Apple strudel isn't the only Bavarian-Austrian strudel classic; the Millirahmstrudel is as well-loved. Fluffy, airy, and incredibly creamy best describe Milirahmstrudel. Taste-wise, it's very similar to cheesecake, only in strudel form.
Trying to decide between all of the mouthwatering Bavarian dessert options might be a challenge. However, I do have the perfect suggestion for you: try them all!
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