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German cakes with funny names

Germany is famous for its delicious cakes — but some of them have names that don't sound particularly appetizing. Meet the Germans host Kate Müser meets with a pastry chef for a tasty language lesson.

German cakes with funny names | Meet the Germans

Can you really eat that? Based just on the name, it's not always clear. Click through the picture gallery below for more German cakes with unusual names. 



Still hungry for something sweet? In the Meet the Germans video below, host Kate Müser heads to a cake shop to find out which kinds are most popular - and most delicious.



Delicious German cakes you can't resist


Every other week, DW's Kate Müser explores the quirks of everyday life and language in Germany. Originally from the United States, Müser has lived in Germany for over 13 years. You'll find more from Meet the Germans on YouTube or at





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