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.
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 dw.com/MeettheGermans.