8 (German)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 14 Jun 2022, updated: 14 Jun 2022 Public: Users can add dishes

Typical food eaten in Germany for Christmas.

1. Bratapfel

Bratapfeln, Baked Apples (German)

Bratapfel are German Baked Apples. They are normally served for special locations including Christmas.

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2. Weihnachtsgans

Roasted Goose (German)

Weihnachtsgans or Roasted Goose is a traditional German dish served for festive occasions, especially for Christmas Eve.

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3. Semmelknödel

German Bread Dumplings, Bavarian Bread Dumplings, Klöße (German)

Semmelknödel are a kind of bread dumplings made from dried wheat bread rolls like Kaiser rolls, milk, and eggs. The name derives from southern Germany, where semmel means bread rolls and knödel refers to something that has been kneaded. Semmelknödel are a food specialty in southern Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, as well as northern Italy (where they are called "Canederli" in Trentino, "Semmelknödel" in Südtirol and "Maracund" in the Lombardy)

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4. Rotkohl

Blaukraut (German)

Rotkohl is a cooked very popular German side dish made of red cabbage and it varies somewhat by region, but frequently combines thinly shredded red cabbage, tart green apples, vinegar, sugar, and apple cider. It has a sweet and sour flavor and a tender texture.

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5. Krautstrudel

Sauerkraut Strudel, Savory Cabbage Roll (German)

Krautstrudel is a German savory pastry made of a delicate flaky crust filled with soft sauteed strands of cabbage, smoky bacon, and caraway seeds.

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6. Stollen


The bread is usually made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts and spices. Stollen is a cake like fruit bread made with yeast, water and flour. Stollen is a traditional German bread usually eaten during the Christmas season, It is similar like Cozonac.

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7. Lebkuchen

Pfefferkuchen (German)

Lebkuchen, or Pfefferkuchen, is a traditional German baked Christmas cookie, somewhat resembling gingerbread.

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8. Apfelkuchen


Apfelkuchen is the German version of apple cake. Made with fresh apples baked into a dense butter dough and topped with sugar.

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