1 hr 30 mins
A traditional fruited Christmas Bread. Posted by request. Prep time includes rising times.
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- 3/4 cup seedless raisin
- 1/2 cup chopped mixed candied fruits and peels (candied fruit cake mix)
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds, chopped
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon, rind of
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 (1/4 ounce) envelope fast rising yeast
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 eggs, at room temperature
- confectioners' sugar (for dusting loaves)
- 1In small bowl, soak raisins and candied fruits in orange juice.
- 2Set aside 1 cup flour.
- 3In large bowl, mix remaining flour, almonds, sugar, orange peel, lemon peel, salt and yeast.
- 4In small sauce pan, heat milk, butter and water till hot to the touch (about 125°-130°F).
- 5Stir hot liquids into dry mixture.
- 6Stir in fruit/orange juice mixture and eggs.
- 7Mix in only enough reserved flour to make a soft dough.
- 8Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic (about 8-10 minutes).
- 9Cover dough and let it rest for 10 minutes.
- 10Divide dough into 2 pieces, roll each piece into a 10 x 7 inch oval.
- 11Fold long side of oval over to within 1/2 inch of the opposite side, seal seam.
- 12Place loaves on a greased baking sheets.
- 13Cover and let rise in a warm draft free place until doubled in size (about 50-60 minutes).
- 14Bake at 375°F for 25-30 minutes or until done.
- 15Remove loaves from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.
- 16When cool, dust with confectioner's sugar.
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Nutritional Facts for Christmas Stollen
Serving Size: 1 (1387 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 2123.4
- Calories from Fat 644
- Total Fat 71.5 g
- Saturated Fat 34.3 g
- Cholesterol 346.3 mg
- Sodium 1619.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 323.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 15.4 g
- Sugars 62.4 g
- Protein 51.1 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
chopped mixed candied fruits and peels