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The German Baking Book

Cakes, Tarts, Breads, and More from the Black Forest and Beyond

Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

From Jürgen Krauss, called “possibly the best-loved contestant in Great British Baking Show history," comes a celebration of German home baking. Make classic German pastries, from apple strudel and stolen to show stopping celebration desserts like Black Forest cake. It’s sehr gut!

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 Baking Show. 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. From German classics such as Black Forest gateau, and coffee cake, to festive bakes including lebkuchen and gingerbread, each of Jürgen’s delicious recipes are crafted with care and simplicity.

The German Baking Book is a must-have for fans of The Great British Baking Show and home bakers with a love for classic and festive German baking.

BRITISH BAKING SHOW FAN FAVORITE: Author Jürgen Krauss won the hearts of fans and three Star Baker honors from the judges on The Great British Baking Show

AUTHENTIC GERMAN RECIPES: Expand your culinary skills and fill the air of your home with the scent of fresh baked strudels, cookies, and authentic German breads

BAKE LIKE A PRO: The skills and recipes that helped Jürgen Krauss conquer the challenges of The Great British Baking Show deliver delicious results every time

TREATS FOR EVERY OCCASION: From simple coffee cakes to elaborate holiday showstoppers to hearty breads, create authentic German sweets, breads and snacks that make every gathering delicious

FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY: The German Baking Book features gorgeous full-color photography to help inspire and ensure success

PERFECT GIFT FOR THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW FANS: Fans of Great British Baking Show will love Jürgen’s charming recipes

About The Author

Jürgen Krauss is a former Database Administrator turned professional baker, and a former contestant of The Great British Baking Show. His love for baking began during his childhood in the Black Forest. His travels across Europe widened his culinary influences and instilled in him the desire to master German bread-making, the perfect showcase for his technical precision and creative flavors.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (August 29, 2023)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9798886740615

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