Jürgen Krauss

German Baking

Cakes, tarts, traybakes and breads from the Black Forest and beyond



“German Baking” by Jürgen Krauss, published by Kyle Books, unveils Germany’s rich baking heritage. Dive into authentic recipes, from Black Forest Gateau to hearty breads, woven with tales from Krauss’s childhood. An essential guide for enthusiasts seeking to master traditional German bakes and the stories behind them.

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Number of pages: 208

Published: 31 August 2023

SKU: 9781914239885 Categories: , Tags: ,


Embark on a scrumptious journey through the charming landscapes of Germany, one bake at a time. In “German Baking”, master baker Jürgen Krauss unveils the rich tapestry of Germany’s baking heritage, meticulously crafted from his own family recipes, exhaustive travels, and years of baking mastery.

Inside, you’ll discover:

  • Traditional Delights: From the world-renowned Black Forest Gateau to the lesser-known, but equally delicious, Swabian Plum Cake.
  • Regional Secrets: Dive into unique regional specialties and understand the history and cultural significance behind each treat.
  • Bread Lover’s Paradise: Germany is famed for its vast array of breads. Jürgen shares the secrets to making the crusty Broetchen, hearty Vollkornbrot, and many others.
  • Step-by-Step Techniques: Clear, detailed instructions with accompanying photographs ensure that even novice bakers can produce results that shine.
  • Stories from the Heart: Interspersed with heartfelt tales from Jürgen’s childhood, learn how every bake tells a story, and how the act of baking itself is intricately tied to German identity.
  • High-Quality Ingredients: Understand the importance of using the best ingredients and get guidance on sourcing or substituting them in your locale.

Kyle Books is proud to present this treasure trove of authentic German baking. Whether you’re of German descent or simply a lover of great bakes, “German Baking: Cakes, Tarts, Traybakes and Breads from the Black Forest and Beyond” is a tome you’ll cherish and return to, batch after delicious batch.

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