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Festive Stollen Cake recipe

Festive Stollen Cake Recipe

This Festive Stollen Cake is an absolute delight of fruits and flavours, that will transport you to the magical winter markets of Germany.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius, gas mark 2.
  • Step 2.

    In a bowl, mix together the flour, yeast, sugar, lemon zest, and spices.
  • Step 3.

    In another bowl, mix together the melted butter, lukewarm milk, and beaten egg.
  • Step 4.

    Combine the liquid ingredients with the dry ingredients and knead until you form a soft dough. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.
  • Step 5.

    Add the dried fruits and almonds to the dough and knead again. Form the dough into an oval shape and fold it lengthways.
  • Step 6.

    Place the dough on a baking tray lined with baking parchment. Leave in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
  • Step 7.

    Bake the stollen for about 40 minutes until golden brown.
  • Step 8.

    Melt the some butter and brush over the hot stollen, then sprinkle with a generous amount of powdered sugar.


  1. 500 gStrong white bread flour

  2. 1 tbspDried yeast

  3. 50 gCaster sugar

  4. 1 tbspLemon zest

  5. 1 tspGround mixed spice

  6. 200 gMelted butter

  7. 150 mlLukewarm milk

  8. 1 Beaten free-range egg

  9. 200 gDried mixed fruit

  10. 50 gFlaked almonds

  11. 2 tbspExtra butter, for brushing

  12. 50 gPowdered sugar, for dusting

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