The Divine Proverb of Streusel

Coming January 2024!

About the Story

Cooking her way through her great-grandmother’s German recipes provides Nikki Werner an anchor in the storm of family crisis. But will it be enough to fill every hunger she has?

Inspired by Sara’s own family story and heritage, this contemporary Christian fiction story features unforgettable intergenerational characters, a touch of mid-life romance, small-town charm — and yes, unique recipes.

Coming January 16, 2024, from Revell: A Division of Baker Publishing Group.

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They sound so similar.

And they are commonly confused.

Strudel is a pastry often filled with deliciousness like fruit, nuts, chocolate or cream cheese. Strudel has its roots in Austria, but Germans certainly do a nice strudel as well.

Streusel refers to a crumbly mixture of sugar, flour and spices pinched into chunks of butter that is sprinkled across the top of cakes. Americans like it on top of coffee cakes and sometimes muffins. Streuselkuchen, pictured above, is a traditional German yeast cake (kuchen) with a tall crown of streusel. This cake has a featured role in the novel.