Nana's Christmas Stollen

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A German Christmas treat. This recipe was handed down by my great grandmother to my grandmother to my mother.

INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):


  • Scald milk. Add sugar, butter, and salt, and cool to lukewarm. Add 2 whole eggs, and 2 yolks. Mix.
  • Add to 3 cups flour and yeast in food processor. Process and let rise until double.
  • Add cardamom, raisins, citron, and cherries, and rest of flour. Process and put on floured board and knead. Let rise in greased bowl.
  • When risen, cut into 3-4 pieces. Roll each into an oval, butter, and fold in half lengthwise. Put on greased baking sheet, cover, and let rise until double.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 25 minutes.
  • Remove to rack. When cool, frost with white butter frosting and decorate with candied cherry halves and sprinkle with colored sugar.