German recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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German Pancake

German Pancake

This is a traditional German oven pancake. If you've never had one, you've got to make this. It is soo delicious and nothing like a regular…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
22377 views
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
7819 views
Bavarian Apple Torte

Bavarian Apple Torte

There are gazillions of recipes on the Internet for Bavarian apple cheese cake or torte, but most are sweeter than typical German pastries. I prefer…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
4 votes
6337 views
Black Forest Pumpernickel Bread (for bread machine or conventional yeast dough method)

Black Forest Pumpernickel Bread (for bread machine or conventional yeast dough method)

A soul-satisfying dark bread with distinctive rye flavor. Supermarket rye…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2015
Professional
1 vote
1422 views
Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

Easy Cinnamon Apple Strudel

This is super simple and truly delicious. I made it for John's birthday dinner, since he loves cinnamon apple desserts with vanilla ice cream.…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2013
Intermediate
3 votes
4256 views
Aunt Martha's Gingerbread Cookies

Aunt Martha's Gingerbread Cookies

Festive Gingerbread Cookies decorated with Royal Icing are always a hit at Christmas. I love this recipe…

MarthaW
Dec 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
6851 views
German Pretzels (Bretzen)

German Pretzels (Bretzen)

"Bretzen" are a traditional soft pretzel that is often sliced in half and buttered, as a breakfast treat. These bring back my memories of my…

Foodiewife
Sep 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1641 views
Cocktail Rye Bread (with Bread Machine Dough-Making Option)

Cocktail Rye Bread (with Bread Machine Dough-Making Option)

For the freshest taste and earthy rye flavor, make your own cocktail rye bread to pair with appetizers at your…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2016
Professional
1 vote
745 views
Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Stephanie Bower
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1733 views
Ham, Green Beans and Potatoes

Ham, Green Beans and Potatoes

Another simple and hearty Amish dish. My grandfather made this after we had a big ham dinner using the leftover ham, he called it "slop" but it was…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1974 views
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

My best friend's mother would make this for us for breakfast when I would spend the night. I loved it then and still love it now. It is easy and a…

lhuffman
Apr 2008
Beginner
3 votes
5289 views
Spaetzle with Succulent Beef

Spaetzle with Succulent Beef

Our good german friend Helmut Solfrank loves to cook Spaetzle. He recently returned from a summer vacation in Germany and brought us a Spaetzle…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
6 votes
2124 views
Sauerbraten Abkürzung

Sauerbraten Abkürzung

You already know what sauerbraten is, yes? Well to that I add Abkürzung: German for "short cut" (let's hope my Googled translation is correct.)…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
1 vote
1452 views
Baked Cabbage

Baked Cabbage

Being Irish I grew up eating cabbage and ham, I love Cabbage. But we always had it plain, or in colcannon. In Lancaster Pa (Amish country) at…

Denise Sherin
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1091 views
CHOCOLATE ITALIAN SPONGE CAKE

CHOCOLATE ITALIAN SPONGE CAKE

An Italian chocolate sponge cake has only four ingredients: eggs, sugar, flour and cocoa powder. Vanilla can be added to enhance the chocolate…

For the Love of Italian Cooking
May 2016
Advanced
1 vote
169 views