Pastry - New Words

 

Here you find a list with pastries including cookies, buns, cakes and tortes and also the different types of dough and the most important ingredients you might need. If you want to listen to the pronunciation, click on the button in front of the respective word.

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Types of dough

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  Teig m [taik] dough
  Brandteig m (literally: burning dough) ['branttaik] choux pastry
  Biskuitteig m [bɪs'kvi:ttaik] sponge mixture
  Blätterteig m (literally: leaves dough) ['blɛtɐtaik] flaky pastry/puff pastry
  Hefeteig m ['he:fətaik] yeast dough/leavened dough
  Mürbeteig m (literally: tender dough) ['mʏrbətaik] shortcrust pastry
  Rührteig m (literally: stirring dough) ['ry:ətaik] cake mixture
  Sauerteig m ['zauɐtaik] sourdough
       
       

Ingredients

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  Zutaten f pl ['tsu:ta:tən] ingredients
  Backpulver nt ['bakpʊlvɐ] baking powder
  Mehl nt [me:l] flour
  Semmelbrösel m pl (literally: breadroll crumbs) ['zɛməlbrø:zəl] breadcrumbs
  Tortenguss m (literally: torte cast) ['tɔrtəngʊs] glaze
  Butter f ['bʊtɐ] butter
  Margarine f [marga'ri:nə] margarine
  Öl nt [ø:l] oil
  Essig m ['ɛsɪç] vinegar
  Gelatine f [ʒela'ti:nə] gelatin(e)
  Hefe f ['he:fə] yeast
  Ei nt [ai] egg
  Eigelb nt (literally: egg yellow) ['aigɛlp] egg yolk
  Eiweiß nt ['aivais] egg white
  Zucker m ['tsʊkɐ] sugar
  Puderzucker m (literally: powder sugar) ['pu:dɐtsʊkɐ] icing sugar
  Salz nt [zalts] salt
  Natron nt ['na:trɔn] sodium carbonate
  Speisestärke f (literally: food strength) ['ʃpaizəʃtɛrkə] cornflour/cornstarch
  Sahne f ['za:nə] cream
  Sahnesteif nt (literally: cream stiff) ['za:nəʃtaif] whipping cream stiffener
  Milch f [mɪlç] milk
  Schmand m [ʃmant] heavy sour cream
  Joghurt f [ˈjo:gʊrt] yoghurt
  Quark m [kvark] curd
  Haselnüsse f pl ['ha:zəlnʏsə] hazelnuts
  Walnüsse f pl ['valnʏsə] walnuts
  Mandeln f pl ['mandəln] almonds
  gehackte Mandeln f pl [gə'haktə 'mandəln] chopped almonds
  gemahlene Mandeln f pl (literally: ground almonds) [gə'ma:lənə 'mandəln] almond flour
  Mandelblätter nt pl (literally: almond sheets) ['mandəlblɛtɐ] sliced almonds
  Marzipan nt ['martsipa:n] marzipan
  Marmelade f [marmə'la:də] jam/marmelade
  Orangenschalen f pl [o'raŋʒənʃa:lən] orange peels
  Zitronenschalen f pl [tsi'tro:nənʃa:lən] lemon peels
  Orangeat nt [oraŋa:t] candied orange peel
  Zitronat nt [tsitro'na:t] candied lemon peel
  Rosinen f pl [ro'zi:nən] raisins
  Schokolade f oko'la:də] chocolate
  Vollmilchschokolade f (literally: full milk chocolate) ['fɔlmɪlçʃoko'la:də] full-cream milk chocolate
  Zartbitterschokolade f (literally: gently bitter chocolate) ['tsa:ɐtbɪtɐʃoko'la:də] dark chocolate
  weiße Schokolade f ['vaisə ʃoko'la:də] white chocolate
  Blockschokolade f (literally: block chocolate) ['blɔkʃoko'la:də] cooking chocolate
  Borkenschokolade f (literally: bark chocolate) ['bɔrkənʃoko'la:də] chocolate flake
  Vanilleschote f [va'nɪləʃo:tə] vanilla pod
  Vanillezucker m [va'nɪlətsʊkɐ] vanilla sugar
  Vanillinzucker m [vanɪ'li:ntsʊkɐ] vanillin sugar
  Wein m [vain] wine
  Likör m [li'kø:ɐ] liqueur
  Rum m [rʊm] rum
       
       

Biscuits/Cookies

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  Keks m [ke:ks] biscuit/cookie
  Plätzchen nt (literally: little place) ['plɛtsçən] biscuit/cookie
  Butterkeks m ['bʊtɐke:ks] butter biscuit/cookie
  Doppelkeks m (literally: double biscuit) ['dɔpəlke:ks] sandwich cookie
  Florentiner m [florɛn'ti:nɐ] florentine biscuit
  Gewürzplätzchen nt (literally: little spice biscuit) [gə'vʏrtsplɛtsçən] ginger biscuit
  Haferkeks m (literally: oats biscuit) ['ha:fɐke:ks] flapjack
  Hartkeks m (literally: hard biscuit) ['hartke:ks] hardtack
  Heidesand m ['haidəzant] heath sand
  Makrone f [ma'kro:nə] macaroon
  Pfeffernuss f (literally: pepper nut) ['pfɛfɐnʊs] gingerbread biscuit
  Schokoladenkeks m [ʃoko'la:dənke:ks] chocolate biscuit
  Vanillekipferl nt (literally: little vanilla horn) [va'nɪləkɪpfɐl] vanilla crescents
  Vanilleplätzchen nt [va'nɪləplɛtsçən] vanilla-flavoured biscuit
  Waffelhörnchen nt (literally: little wafer horn) ['vafəlhœrnçən] waffle cone
  Waffelröllchen nt (literally: little wafer roll) ['vafəlrœlçən] wafer curl
  Zimtstern m ['tsɪmtʃtɛrn] cinnamon star
  Zwieback m (literally: twice baked) ['tsvi:bak] rusk/zwieback
       
       

Buns

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  Teilchen nt (literally: little part) ['tailçən] bun
  Gebäck nt [gə'bɛk] pastry
  Aachener Printe f ['a:xənɐ 'prɪntə] Christmas gingerbread cookie
  Amerikaner m (literally: American) [ameri'ka:nɐ] black and white cookie
  Apfeltasche f (literally: apple bag) ['apfəltaʃə] apple turnover
  Baiser nt [bɛ'ze:] meringue
  Berliner m [bɛr'li:nɐ] jelly filled doughnut
  Brezel f ['bre:tsəl] pretzel
  Buchtel f ['bʊxtəl] yeast pastry filled with jam or cream
  Krapfen m ['krapfən] cruller/fritter
  Laugenstange f (literally: salt solution bar) ['laugənʃtaŋə] pretzel stick
  Lebkuchen m (literally: reviving cake) ['le:pku:xən] gingerbread
  Nussecke f (literally: nut edge) ['nʊsʔɛkə] nut wedge
  Plunder m ['plʊndɐ] Danish pastry
  Puddingplätzchen nt (literally: pudding biscuit) ['pʊdɪŋplɛtsçən] pudding bretzel
  Rosinenschnecke f (literally: raisin snail) [ro'zi:nənʃnɛkə] Chelsea bun
  Schillerlocke f (literally: shimmering curl) ['ʃɪlɐlɔkə] cream horn
  Schweineöhrchen nt (literally: little pig ear) ['ʃvainəʔøɐçən] elephant ear
  Spekulatius m [ʃpeku'la:tsius] speculoos
  Waffel f ['vafəl] waffle
  Windbeutel m (literally: wind bag) ['vɪntbɔytəl] cream puff/profiterole
       
       

Cakes

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  Kuchen m ['ku:xən] cake
  Apfelkuchen m ['apfəlku:xən] apple cake/apple pie
  gedeckter Apfelkuchen m (literally: covered apple cake) [gə'dɛktɐ 'apfəlku:xən] apple jalousie
  gestürzter Apfelkuchen m (literally: crashed apple cake) [gə'ʃtʏrtstɐ 'apfəlku:xən] apple upside-down cake
  Baumkuchen m (literally: tree cake) ['baumku:xən] baumkuchen
  Bienenstich m ['bi:nənʃtɪç] bee sting cake
  Butterkuchen m ['bʊtɐku:xən] butter cake
  Donauwelle f (literally: Danube wave) ['do:nauvɛlə] chocolate-covered cake with cream and sour cherries
  Eierschecke f (literally: eggs piebald) ['aiɐʃɛkə] custard-topped cheesecake
  Guglhupf m (literally: hood yeast) ['gu:glhʊpf] kugelhopf/Bundt cake/ring cake
  Hefekuchen m ['he:fəku:xən] yeast cake
  Hefekranz m (literally: yeast wreath) ['he:fəkrants] savarin
  Hefezopf m (literally: yeast plait) ['he:fətsɔpf] plaited yeast bun
  Honigkuchen m ['ho:nɪçku:xən] honey cake
  Käsekuchen m ['kɛ:zəku:xən] cheesecake
  Kalter Hund m (literally: cold dog) ['kaltɐ hʊnt] hedgehog slice
  Marmorkuchen m ['marmo:ɐku:xən] marble cake
  Mohnkuchen m ['mo:nku:xən] poppy-seed cake
  Napfkuchen m (literally: bowl cake) ['napfku:xən] pound cake
  Obstkuchen m ['o:pstku:xən] fruit cake/fruit flan
  Pflaumenkuchen m ['pflaumənku:xən] plum cake/plum pie/plum flan
  Rührkuchen m ['ry:əku:xən] sponge soft cake/stirred cake
  Russischer Zupfkuchen m (literally: Russian plucking cake) ['rʊsɪʃɐ 'tsʊpfku:xən] Russian pulling cake
  Sandkuchen m (literally: sand cake) ['zantku:xən] Madeira cake
  Schokoladenkuchen m [ʃoko'la:dənku:xən] chocolate cake
  Stollen m ['ʃtɔlən] stollen
  Streuselkuchen m ['ʃtrɔyzəlku:xən] crumble cake/crumb cake
  Striezel m ['ʃtri:tsəl] braided yeast bread
  Strudel m ['ʃtru:dəl] strudel
       
       

Tortes

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  Torte f ['tɔrtə] torte/tart
  Apfeltorte f ['apfəltɔrtə] apple tart
  Buttercremetorte f (literally: butter cream torte) ['bʊtɐkre:mtɔrtə] butter cream cake
  Eistorte f ['aistɔrtə] ice cream cake
  Erdbeertorte f (literally: earthberry torte) ['e:ɐtbe:ɐtɔrtə] strawberry tart
  Frankfurter Kranz m (literally: Frankfurt wreath) ['fraŋkfʊrtɐ krants] Frankfurt crown cake
  Limettentorte f [li'mɛtəntɔrtə] lime tart
  Linzer Torte f ['lɪntsɐ 'tɔrtə] Linzer torte
  Mandeltorte f ['mandəltɔrtə] almond tart
  Mokkatorte f ['mɔkatɔrtə] mocha tart
  Nusstorte f ['nʊstɔrtə] nut tart
  Obsttorte f ['o:psttɔrtə] fruit tart
  Orangentorte f [o'raŋʒəntɔrtə] orange tart
  Prinzregententorte f (literally: prince regent torte) [prɪntsre'gɛntəntɔrtə] Bavarian sponge cake from Munich with chocolate butter cream
  Punschtorte f ['pʊnʃtɔrtə] punch cake
  Rhabarbertorte f [ra'barbɐtɔrtə] rhubarb tart
  Sachertorte f ['zaxɐtɔrtə] rich chocolate cake from Vienna
  Sahnetorte f ['za:nətɔrtə] cream gateau
  Schokoladentorte f [ʃoko'la:dəntɔrtə] chocolate gateau
  Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte f ['ʃvartsvɛldɐ 'kɪrʃtɔrtə] Black Forest cherry gateau
  Weihnachtsscheit m (literally: Christmas log) ['vainaxtsʃait] yule log
  Zitronentorte f [tsi'tro:nəntɔrtə] lemon tart