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Christmas Stollen Recipe

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Added: Friday, March 14, 2008


2 c milk 2c butter
1 1/2 pkg yeast 1 1/2 tsp salt
1 c sugar 8 c flour
4 eggs 3/4 c dates, cut up
1 c walnuts, chopped
1 1/2 c candied cherries & pineapple, cut up

1. Scald milk, put in bowl and cool to lukewarm. Add yeast & 1 c flour. Let yeast work for 1/2 hour.
2. In separate bowl cream butter and sugar and add eggs one at a time.
3. Blend in yeast mixture, salt and rest of flour.
4. Dredge fruit and nuts with flour so they do not stick together. Add fruit to dough and knead about 2 minutes with mixer, if using mixer with dough hook. If making by hand, turn onto pastry cloth or board and knead until elastic and hand print disappears.
5. Place in greased bowl and turn to coat all sides. Let rise until double in size.
6. Shape into 3 stollens, long oval is shape. Let rise.
7. Bake at 350 for 40-45 min. Cool and frost




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