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Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 219
Christmas Stollen
  • Yield: 3 stollen (8 servings each)
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Rise: 3 hrs
  • Bake: 35 mins at 350°F
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Ingredients

  • Stollen:
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 4 1/4 cups bread flour (not self-rising)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 envelopes active dry yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup candied fruit
  • 3/4 cup nuts, such as almonds, pecans and/or walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mace
  • Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Directions

Stollen:
  1. Heat milk, water and butter in small saucepan until 120 degrees F on instant-read thermometer.
  1. Whisk 1 1/4 cups flour, the sugar, salt and yeast in large bowl. Add warm milk mixture; beat on medium 2 minutes. Add egg and 1 cup flour; beat on high 2 minutes. Stir in remaining flour until batter is stiff. Transfer to greased bowl; turn to coat. Cover with plastic; let rise in warm place until doubled, 1 1/2 hours.
  2. Combine candied fruit, nuts, raisins, rinds and mace in bowl. Knead fruit mixture into dough.
  3. Divide dough into thirds. On surface, roll third into oval, 10 x 8 inches. Fold in half lengthwise; curve each end slightly. Transfer each to greased baking sheet. Cover with plastic wrap; let rise in warm place until doubled, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Repeat with remaining dough.
  4. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes or until bottom of stollen sounds hollow when lightly tapped. Let cool on rack.
Topping:
  1. Brush loaves with melted butter. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Dust tops with the confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Information for Christmas Stollen

PER SERVING: 219 cal., 8 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 23 mg chol., 207 mg sodium, 33 g carb. (1 g fiber), 5 g pro.

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