The German Baking Book

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

Written By: Jurgen Krauss
The German Baking Book is a celebration of German home baking from the fan-favorite Jürgen Krauss, the contestant who won the hearts of viewers—along with three Star Baker honors—on the internationally popular show The Great British Bake Off.

A self-taught home baker, Jürgen draws his baking inspiration from the flavors, techniques, and memories of his childhood, European travels, and his wife’s Jewish heritage and curates his favorite recipes and tips in this beautiful collection of authentic German baking recipes from his home to yours.

Jürgen’s gentle charm is felt with each simple and elegant recipe. From German classics such as Black Forest Gâteau to festive favorites including Lebkuchen and Gingerbread, each of Jürgen’s delicious recipes are crafted with care. Accompanied with easy steps and appetizing photographs, The German Baking Book is a must-have for both fans of The Great British Bake Off as well as home bakers with a love for classic German baking.

A GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF SHOW FAN FAVORITE: Author Jürgen Krauss won the hearts of fans—and three Star Baker honors—from the judges on The Great British Bake Off international hit show
AUTHENTIC GERMAN RECIPES: Expand your culinary skills and fill the air of your home with the scent of freshly 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 Bake Off deliver delicious results every time
TREATS FOR EVERY OCCASION: From simple coffee cakes to elaborate Holiday showstoppers and hearty breads, create authentic German sweets, breads, and snacks that will make every gathering memorable
FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY: Jürgen’s German Baking Book features gorgeous full-color photography to help inspire, teach, and ensure baking success
PERFECT GIFT FOR THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF FANS: Fans of The Great British Bake Off show will love Jürgen’s easy-to-make and tasty recipes
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 8/29/2023
ISBN: 9798886740615
Pages: 208
Trim Size: 7.5 x 9.25 x .9


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Jurgen Krauss, Author: Jürgen Krauss is a former database administrator turned professional baker and contestant on The Great British Bake Off show. His love for baking began during his childhood in southern Germany’s Black Forest. His travels across Europe widened his culinary influences and instilled in him the desire to master German bread-making, which served as the perfect showcase for using his technical precision skills to create new flavors.