German Stollen

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    Servings Number 22 - 23 people
    Prep Time00h 50
    Cooking Time00h 35
    An old fashioned German Stollen recipe - make and enjoy the bread and the memories!

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    Ingredients and Method

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups milk, scalded
    • 1 cup butter
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 2 teaspoon salt
    • 3 packages yeast
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
    • 1/2 cup orange slices (candy chopped)
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1 cup raisins
    • 1 cup walnuts
    • 1 1/2 cups mixed candied fruits
    • 7-8 cups flour

    Method

    1. Scald milk and add butter, sugar, eggs (beaten) and salt . Let cool to lukewarm.
    2. In a large mixing bowl add a cup of lukewarm water, yeast, 3 tablespoons sugar and completely dissolve before adding to the milk mixture. Add nutmeg, cinnamon, orange juice, lemon juice, sour cream, raisins, nuts, mixed candied and glazed fruit and orange slices (candy). Mix well.
    3. Add 7 to 8 cups of flour and mix thoroughly. Place on a floured pastry board and knead well. Let rise to double size (approximately 45 minutes.) Than shape into loaves, let rise again.
    4. Put in baking loaf pans (should make 6 loaves.) Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven until baked complety - 30-35 minutes.