German Mole Cake (Maulwurfskuchen)

  • Yield: 1 sheet (34x34cm)
  • Serving: 15
  • Prep time: 30 m
  • Cook time: 20 m
  • Ready in: 50 m
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This classic German cake, known as Maulwurfskuchen or Mole Cake, is a delicious dessert filled with fresh bananas, strawberries and fluffy whipped cream, for a delightful combination of flavors and textures. It’s an easy and simple recipe that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re an experienced baker or a beginner, this cake is sure to impress!

Do you want to make this recipe in a springform pan? No problem, click here: Maulwurfskuchen (springform pan version).

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German Mole Cake


  • chocolate cake
  • filling

step by step method:

1. step 

Mix the butter, sugar, and vanilla sugar to a light yellow mass. Then mix in the eggs step by step. Stir the dry ingredients, add them and the milk to the dough, and mix again. Line a baking sheet with baking paper and put a baking frame on it, adjust it to these measurements: (34 x 34 cm). Pour the prepared batter in the frame and bake the cake at 180 °C top and bottom heat for 15 to 20 minutes.

2. step 

Fold the chocolate chips into the whipped cream. When the cake has cooled down, horizontally cut down the top of the cake (approx. a third), and crumble it up in an extra bowl.

3. step 

Now peel the bananas and slice them long once. Lay out half of the cake with the bananas. Then clean the strawberries and cut them once vertically and spread them on the second half of the cake base. Now, the cream is spreaded on top. Cover it evenly with the cake crumbs. The super simple mole cake is ready to be served...

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