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Mini Stollen Bites: Tastes Like Christmas! 🎄

Yields30 ServingsPrep Time25 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time40 mins

Some people think it's fruitcake, but it's not. Neither is it a fruit and nut loaf. The best way to describe it is like a light, buttery scone packed with bits of dried fruit and powdered with icing sugar on top. 

making christmas stollen

 100 g blanched almonds
 42 g fresh yeast powder
 150 ml low fat milk
 500 g plain flourPlus extra for rolling
 50 g sugar
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 ½ tsp salt
 150 g softened butter
 100 g marzipan
 100 g dried cranberries or a mix of cranberries and raisins
To finish
 100 g butter
 100 g icing sugar
1

Chop the almonds in the food processor attachment on the high speed outlet of your Chef machine.

2

Place the yeast in some warm milk and leave for a few minutes.

3

Then place the flour, sugar, vanilla extract, salt, butter and marzipan in the Chef mixing bowl and knead using the dough hook until the ingredients are combined into a smooth dough and no longer sticky.

4

Cover and leave for an hour.

5

Place the dough back into the Chef bowl and knead the dough once again. On a floured work surface, roll the stollen to 1cm thick. Cut the dough into 3 x 5cm sized pieces and place on a baking sheet covered with greaseproof paper.

6

Cover once again for 15 minutes. WhiIst they are resting, preheat the oven to 180 °C/ Fan 155 °C.

7

Bake in the oven for approx. 15 minutes.

8

Melt the butter and gently brush the warm stollen bites. Sprinkle liberally with icing sugar once cooled.

9

Store in an airtight jar to prolong freshness.

Nutrition Facts

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