The German Baking Book Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our worldwide giveaway to win one of four copies of The German Baking Book: Cakes, Tarts, Breads, and More from the Black Forest and Beyond by Jürgen Krauss.

From Jürgen Krauss, a semi-finalist in 2021’s Great British Bake Off, comes a celebration of German home baking. Make classic German pastries, from apple strudel and stolen to show stopping celebration desserts such as Black Forest cake and Triple Charlotte Russe.

The German Baking Book is a celebration of German home baking from Jurgen Krauss, who won the hearts of viewers and three Star Baker honors from the judges of The Great British Bake Off. A self-taught baker, Jürgen has drawn on the flavors, techniques, and memories from his childhood, his European travels, and his wife’s Jewish heritage, to create a collection of authentic German baking recipes from his home to yours.

Jürgen’s gentle charm can be felt with each delightful recipe – each of Jürgen’s delicious recipes are crafted with care and simplicity.

Our takes you inside this beautiful book and features the following

Special thanks to the publisher for providing three copies of this title in our promotion open to US/CA and EYB is providing one additional copy worldwide. Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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  • Kristjudy  on  November 9, 2023

    Milk rolls

  • sarahawker  on  November 9, 2023

    Custard crumble cake (Pudding streuselkuchen)

  • eliza  on  November 9, 2023

    Jürgen was so great on the program! I would try the pear tart with sour cream.

  • dataentrytard  on  November 9, 2023

    I would like to prepare the simple streusel cake first.

  • BMeyer  on  November 9, 2023

    black forest cake

  • Emwitting  on  November 10, 2023

    Pudding streusel kuchen

  • saregama  on  November 10, 2023

    Black forest!

  • lean1  on  November 10, 2023

    apple crumble cake

  • kbennall  on  November 10, 2023

    All the different versions of crumble cake

  • KarenGlad  on  November 11, 2023

    Christmas is coming….the stollen and cinnamon stars

  • rkosully  on  November 11, 2023

    I would like to make the Simple streusel cake (Einfacher streuselkuchen).

  • virjeania  on  November 11, 2023

    Whipped wine custard (Weinschaum-crème)

  • mpdeb98  on  November 11, 2023

    Custard crumble cake

  • EmilyR  on  November 11, 2023


  • amylou61  on  November 12, 2023

    I’d try the recipe for the Soft pretzel (Laugen-brezel).

  • caliwoo  on  November 12, 2023

    The almost Sachertorte looks delicious!

  • hillsboroks  on  November 14, 2023

    I would make the soft gingerbread.

  • antpantsii  on  November 14, 2023

    Plum Tart with Streusel

  • Gre3s  on  November 14, 2023

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  • ktrum7  on  November 14, 2023

    Cinnamon stars / Zimtsterne !

  • ChicagoJen  on  November 14, 2023

    Looks amazing, hard to pick one, but the pear tart with sour cream because I am in the mood for pear at the moment.

  • EstherGertrude  on  November 14, 2023

    Crumble cake with Rhubarb!

  • ravensfan  on  November 14, 2023

    Simple streusel cake (Einfacher streuselkuchen)

  • thecharlah  on  November 15, 2023

    Soft pretzel (Laugen-brezel)

  • tarae1204  on  November 16, 2023

    Butter cookies (Butter-kekse)

  • rchesser  on  November 16, 2023

    Gentlemens Cake.

  • oduong930  on  November 17, 2023

    black forest cake

  • miggsy  on  November 18, 2023

    Sunken apple cake

  • clairew137  on  November 19, 2023

    Custard crumble cake

  • JenjiD  on  November 19, 2023

    Chocolate pear crumble cake

  • tucsonsandy  on  November 20, 2023

    Black Forest cake

  • Lafauvette  on  November 20, 2023

    Custard crumble cake (Pudding streuselkuchen)

  • foodie16  on  November 20, 2023

    Lemon Cake (Zitronenkuchen)

  • Roosta  on  November 20, 2023

    Christmas stollen, Dresden-style

  • cindyryan  on  November 20, 2023

    Cinnamon stars!

  • reader1trees  on  November 20, 2023

    Easter braid with yogurt (Oster-zopf mit yoghurt)

  • terawong  on  November 20, 2023

    I would try the butter cake first

  • Bake4one  on  November 21, 2023

    Passion fruit and mango charlotte royale

  • wildchild  on  November 21, 2023

    Custard crumble cake

  • Laura1  on  November 21, 2023

    apple crumble cake

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  November 21, 2023

    Crumble cake with apples, rhubarb, or summer fruit (Streuselkuchen mit obst)

  • swissjen  on  November 22, 2023

    I’m intrigued by the New Year Pretzel!

  • renharvey  on  November 22, 2023

    Custard Danish (Pudding-plunder!)

  • eildoncook  on  November 23, 2023

    Schoko-apfel-streuselkuchen would be my first choice

  • CompsAlex  on  November 23, 2023

    Custard crumble cake

  • paulbing  on  November 23, 2023

    Black Forest Cake

  • kalina813  on  November 24, 2023

    The pear tart for sure

  • maggz19671  on  November 24, 2023

    Black forrest cake

  • banba1  on  November 25, 2023

    Butter cake (Butterkuchen)

  • LaurenE  on  November 25, 2023

    apple crumble cake

  • lilmiztam22  on  November 25, 2023

    The pudding streusel kuchen

  • GrooveHeart  on  November 25, 2023

    Gentleman’s Cake

  • maci234  on  November 25, 2023

    apple crumble cake

  • trudys_person  on  November 25, 2023

    Chocolate pear crumble cake (Schoko-streuselkuchen mit birne) – chocolate and pear are such a classic combination!

  • Ajh55  on  November 26, 2023

    Almost Sachertorte

  • Emmormous  on  November 26, 2023

    Custard crumble cake

  • Dendav  on  November 26, 2023


  • chrisma232  on  November 26, 2023

    black forest cake

  • JRPimm  on  November 26, 2023

    Pear tart.

  • Morriganrose  on  November 26, 2023

    Black Forest cake

  • Blue___Nile  on  November 26, 2023

    The White Gingerbread looks interesting

  • Isis1981uk  on  November 26, 2023

    Chocolate waffles (Schoko-waffeln)

  • bopper  on  November 26, 2023

    Apple Crumble Cake

  • lucymajor94  on  November 26, 2023

    black forest cake

  • pyramidblaster  on  November 26, 2023

    Lemon Cake (Zitronenkuchen)

  • Plumbobmummy  on  November 27, 2023

    Chocolate apple crumble cake

  • prettypistol  on  November 27, 2023

    apple crumble cake

  • Sand9  on  November 27, 2023

    Marzipan Swirls x

  • thefritschkitchen  on  November 28, 2023

    Most definitely can’t wait to try the cinnamon stars!!

  • Janesfilms  on  November 28, 2023

    I’d love to try the Pear tart with sour cream. Thanks so much!

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