Recipes of Traditional German Dishes for Breakfast


Frühstuck, which means „Breakfast“ in translation from German, is perhaps the most important meal in the lives of the Germans. It provides them with energy for the rest of the day and allows to be quite productive. So you could have already grasped that, unlike many other nations, the German breakfast is quite heavy and rich in calories. Indeed, you should not expect from the Germans to breakfast just with milk or a cup of tea. So if you want to join them and taste the traditional German dishes that are usually prepared for a breakfast, make use of the recipes below.


If translated to English, this dish is called as Mushroom Spätzle Pan. Basically, this dish consists of the German noodles (Spätzle), onions, and slightly roasted mushrooms, covered with a bit spicy custard. This is actually one of the traditional German dishes, which provides you with energy for the rest of the day. The recipe is given for 4 servings.


  • ¼ cup of parsley (fresh and minced for garnish);
  • ½ cup of diced yellow onion;
  • 1 cup of sliced mushrooms;
  • 2 tbsp of unsalted butter;
  • 4 ounces of prepared German noodles (Spätzle), such as Bechtle;
  • 1/8 tsp of pepper
  • 1/8 tsp of nutmeg;
  • ¼ tsp of salt;
  • ¼ cup of cream;
  • 4 eggs.


  1. The first step is beating eggs and mixing them with pepper, nutmeg, salt, and cream. Once you have done it, place what you have got aside.
  2. Place butter in a pan and heat it. Then, place there onion and mushrooms and keep it over a medium heat until the products will become fragrant and soft. Add the noodles for a couple of minutes (until it will start browning). Then, add some pepper and salt for a proper taste.
  3. Add the egg blend and minced parsley. Keep cooking and mixing up over a low heat until the eggs are ready for serving. Dress with parsley.


What it is going about the recipes of traditional German dishes, Zwiebelkuchen (originated in Swabia) is, indeed, beyond any competition. At the same time, this dish is incredibly heavy and rich in calorie, consisting of onion, ham, eggs, and sour cream. What else can be something more special than an onion pie?

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Zwiebelkuchen is an extraordinary dish for any cuisine, except German


  • 1 cup of sour cream;
  • An egg yolk;
  • Pepper;
  • ½ tsp of salt;
  • ¼ tsp of caraway seeds;
  • 2 sliced medium onions;
  • 6 slices of Abraham Schwarzwalder Schinken (ham);
  • 1 cup of warm water;
  • 1 tbsp of shortening;
  • 3 cups of unbleached flour;
  • 1 tsp of salt (again);
  • 1 tsp of sugar;
  • A packet of active dry yeast.


  1. At first, mix ½ cup of flour, 1 tsp of salt and sugar, and yeast. Add warm water and shortening and beat this mix for a couple of minutes. Mass that dough for around 5 minutes, until it becomes elastic and smooth. Then, place it in a bit oily bowl. Cover the bowl and let it rise for a half an hour.
  2. Pat that dough into a 12-inch pizza pan with previously placed a bit of oil.
  3. Then, fry the ham in a pan until it gets crisp. After it, remove it, add onions to the pan, and cook them until they become slender.
  4. Strew the ham, onions, pepper, ½ tsp of salt, and cumin over that dough. Then, start baking it at 400 F degrees. Cook for twenty minutes.
  5. Blend the sour cream and egg yolk. Dress the almost prepared Zwiebelkuchen with it. Bake for 10-15 minutes more. The dish is ready once it is getting golden brown.
  6. Serve it warm.

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