Christmas Stollen | How to make Christmas Stollen

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Created on 9th Dec 2015
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About Christmas Stollen

A christmas celebration is incomplete without the baking of a christmas stollen!

Christmas Stollen is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in European. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Christmas Stollen is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Christmas Stollen at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 50 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Christmas Stollen by Sujata Limbu in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Christmas Stollen at your home without any difficulties. Christmas Stollen is one of the representative dishes of European which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time50mins
  • Serves8People
Christmas Stollen

Ingredients to make Christmas Stollen

  • 400 grams flour
  • 80 grams sugar
  • 70 grams butter unsalted
  • 180 ml milk warm
  • 2 tsp dry yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp salt
  • 60 grams sultanas
  • 60 grams black currants
  • 60 grams cherries cut in halves
  • 150 grams citrus peel
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon grounded
  • 2 tsp icing sugar
  • 200 grams marzipan

How to make Christmas Stollen

  1. Take a small bowl, pour in the warm milk and let the yeast dissolve in it. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  2. In a separate bowl, put in the yeast mixture with the sugar, egg, salt, butter, and 3/4 of the flour and beat them well. Now, add in the remaining flour, a little at a time, and continue stirring in between this time.
  3. Once the dough beings to form together, put it on a floured surface, put the currants, sultanas, cherries, citrus peel and knead the dough. Knead for 7-8 minutes till the dough is smooth to touch.
  4. Grease a large bowl, place the dough in this bowl and coat with oil. Cover it with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until it doubles in volume, this could take an 1 hour or so.
  5. Grease a baking tray. Take the dough and put it on a lightly floured surface. Now roll the marzipan into a rope and place it in the centre of the dough. Then fold the dough so that it covers it, pinch the seams to seal.
  6. Place this dough on the greased baking tray. Once again, cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rise till it doubles for about 40 minutes. Also preheat the oven to 180 degree celsius.
  7. Bake this in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 150 degree celsius and bake for another 35-40 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour.
  8. Once cooked, let it cool on a wired rack. Dust the icing sugar on top of this loaf.

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