An amazing collection of delicious, authentic, tried and true traditional Oktoberfest recipes. Whether you are looking for German appetizers, desserts or menu ideas for an Oktoberfest party, these easyOktoberfest recipes are sure to please all tastes and palates!
German inspired recipes from trusted bloggers with leanings towards delicious, fresh German foods. Pick one or a few to make this September and October and celebrate Oktoberfest in grand style.
What is Oktoberfest?
Oktoberfest is an annual festival which began in Munich. It actually begins in September, ending the on the first Sunday in October.
The festival originated on October 12, 1810, in celebration of the marriage of the crown prince of Bavaria, who later became King Louis I, to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.
10 Authentic Oktoberfest Celebrations in the U.S.
You do not need to travel across the Atlantic in order to celebrate Oktoberfest in traditional style. Check out these 10 authentic American Oktoberfest celebrations right here in the US.
Beer Cheese Soup is the best comforting, fall soup to make. This recipe does take a little time, as you develop the flavors by reducing your stock, beer and mirepoix (onion, celery, carrot mixture), but it's not hard and the end results are spectacular!
I salivate when I see Rote Grotze on a menu, it's not often and typically only at a German restaurant, but I made it often as an au pair in Germany. A red berry compote, pudding if you will and even better when paired with a vanilla sauce or creme anglaise.