Desserts

German Christmas Stollen

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For the Dough:
1 cup lukewarm whole milk
3 teaspoons dry active yeast
1/2 cup granulated sugar
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 large egg
2 large egg yolks
3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature so it's very soft
2 teaspoons quality pure vanilla extract
zest of one lemon
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
3/4 teaspoon ground mace ( recommended but can substitute nutmeg )
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
8 ounces Homemade Marzipan ( Or Almond paste, divided in half you can omit the marzipan if you prefer )
or store-bought marzipan/almond paste
For the Fruits & Nuts:
9 ounces raisins
3 ounces candied lemon peel ( finely diced )
3 ounces candied orange peel ( finely diced )
Homemade Candied Citrus Peel (click link for recipe) (we VERY STRONGLY recommend using homemade, it makes ALL the difference!)
3 ounces blanched slivered or sliced almonds ( finely chopped )
1/3 cup quality dark rum
For the Glaze & Dusting:
1 stick unsalted butter ( melted )
powdered sugar for generous dusting
Place the raisins, candied citrus peel and almonds in a medium bowl and pour the rum over it. Stir to combine. Set aside and let the fruit mixture soak in the rum while the dough rises. Stir the yeast...
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Nutritions

Calories
2329

Sodium
456mg
19% DV

Fat
82g
127% DV

Protein
30g
60% DV

Carbs
335g
114% DV

Fiber
8g
33% DV