[CnD] Mimi's Stollen

Eileen Scrivani etscrivani at verizon.net
Wed Oct 18 15:17:44 EDT 2017

Hi Marilyn,

I’d be interested in making this Stollen recipe for the holidays, but don’t want to make 8 loaves of it. Any ideas on how to cut down all the ingredients to only make 1 or 2 loaves tops?


From: Marilyn Pennington via Cookinginthedark 
Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:59 PM
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Subject: [CnD] Mimi's Stollen

Mimi's Stollen

3 cakes yeast

2 cups lukewarm milk

8 cups flour, divided

1 pound margarine

1 cup sugar

4 eggs

1 teaspoon salt

1 (15 ounce) package golden raisins

1 (15 ounce) package dark raisins

1 (15 ounce) package currants

1 pound mixed candied fruit

1/2 pound candied cherries and pineapple

Lemon Icing (see below)

Dissolve yeast in lukewarm milk; stir in 1 cup flour. Let stand in warm
place. Cream together margarine, sugar and eggs; stir in salt. Add yeast
mixture; beat well. Gradually stir in remaining flour, reserving 1/2 cup to
mix with fruit. Knead dough, gradually adding fruit as you knead. Let rise
until doubled in volume. Shape into loaves and place in 8 by 4 inch loaf
pans. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes. Glaze
while still warm.

Makes 8 loaves.

Lemon Icing:

2 cups powdered sugar

4 tablespoons butter, melted

Lemon juice

Combine powdered sugar with butter; add enough lemon juice to make of
spreading consistency.  Mama's Corner.


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