Welfenspeise (Welf pudding) is a dessert from the region of Hannover named after the royal family, the Welfs. It is two-coloured and in the colours of the house of the Welfs (white and yellow) and it was created for the 200th anniversary of the house of Welf.


500ml of milk

3 eggs

2 tablespoons of sugar

2 packs of vanilla sugar

4 tablespoons of food starch

250ml of white wine (or apple juice if made without alcohol)



  • Stir the food starch and vanilla sugar into 6 tablespoons of milk. Bring the remaining milk to a boil and stir the mix into the hot milk.
  • Separate 2 eggs and whisk the eggwhite until firm. Carefully mix with milk and fill into small dessert glasses.
  • Mix egg yolks and the extra egg, sugar and wine / apple juice in a bowl in a hot water bath unitl foamy. Add on top of the first layer into the dessert glasses.
  • Cool in a fridge for about one hour, maybe more.
  • Decorate with chocolate slivers or chocolate leaves.

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