Christmas Stollen

April 21, 2021  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

12 slices

Time to make:
120 minutes

Calories per Servings:



  • 2 oz currants
  • 2 oz raisins
  • 2 oz candied orange
  • 2 oz candied lemon
  • 4 tbsps rum
  • 5 oz butter
  • 2 oz sugar
  • 12 oz flour
  • 1/4 oz dry yeast
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 oz ground almonds
  • 3 oz butter to brush stollen
  • 3 oz powdered sugar to decorate stollen
  • 1/2 cup of milk or as needed
  • 2 eggs
  • zest of a lemon



  1. Shape dough into an oval. Press rolling pin into middle of dough once. Fold dough in half
  2. Mix currants, raisins, orange, lemon and rum and let soak overnight. Mix flour, yeast, sugar, vanilla, salt and zest of lemon
  3. Melt butter. Mix butter, eggs, almonds and add to flour. Slowly add lukewarm milk and knead the dough. If the dough is to soft, add some additional flour, if the dough is to hard add some additional milk
  4. Let stand un-refrigerated for at least 2 hours until the dough has risen visibly
  5. Add the rum and fruit mixture to the dough. Let the dough rise for another 2 hours
  6. Shape the dough into an oval. Press a rolling pin into the middle of the dough once and fold dough in half
  7. Put dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 F for approximately 1 hour
  8. Brush stollen immediately with melted butter and powdered sugar
  9. Repeat until butter and sugar are used up. Stollen should have a thick, white layer.


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