Once the schnecken were turned out hot from the pan and the top of the buns covered with gooey pecan caramel, the real struggle began—fighting my seven siblings for first …
Fragrant with cinnamon, these old-fashioned rolls are laced with pecans, raisins and a sweet, crumbly filling known as streusel (streusel means "sprinkle" or "strew" in German).The rolls can be refrigerated during the second rise for up to 24 hours, making it easy to … These are delightfully sticky and gooey with the perfect cinnamon filling and vanilla icing, and just the right amount of butter to make them moist and full of flavour. Born Frances Schuster in Germany, she immigrated to America with her … It all started with my great grandmother, Frances Bercher. Talking to Erin about our shared hatred for heavy icing / frosting on Canadian style puffy cinnamon rolls made me go look up German cinnamon rolls, called Schneckennudeln, translated as “snail noodles”, because of the way they are rolled and then coiled. But no worries this chewy pastry has no snails in it.
“Nuss” means nuts and “Schnecken” is German for snails. Cinnamon rolls are a Bercher family tradition. Will dig through for specific recipes, but for now this link (in German) shows a bunch of different types. Schnecken is a German cinnamon bun, usually made with a sour cream dough and studded with raisins, nuts, etc.

“Schnecken, which means “snails” in German, are basically pecan cinnamon buns. Schnecken means snail in German, which refers not to the ingredients, but to the coiled shape of the rolled and sliced dough. I love these small yeast pastries. A Hamburg specialty. German cinnamon buns alias Franzbrötchen! They are similar to cinnamon rolls, but at the end the dough rolls are brought to … Once you try these cinnamon rolls, no other recipe will stand a chance. “My family has made these schnecken for most every holiday for as long as I can remember,” explains Seattle chef Tom Douglas. This post is also available in german/deutsch Soft, cinnamony and incredibly addictive. You can skip the nuts in the filling or …