Category Archives: stollen

Quark stollen a la Mick

Not having made a natural yeast stollen before, I approached Mick‘s recipe with a small degree of fear… somehow you just lose faith in natural yeast a bit, when there’s all sorts of fruit, butter and booze in the dough … Continue reading

Posted in sourdough, stollen | Leave a comment

Dat Backhus stollen…an amateur’s view

Well, that was a bit disappointing. Since work were holding a ‘coffee and cake’ afternoon gathering, a general call had gone out some while back for folks to bring along the cake part.  Usual cheapskate scenario, where you all have … Continue reading

Posted in cake, stollen | Leave a comment

Christmas baking

If you’ve half a heart for rich fruit bakery products, chances are you’ll appreciate a good Stollen.  I know I do.  Made a couple last year and been thinking about what to have a go at over the coming lull … Continue reading

Posted in stollen | Leave a comment


borrowed from the German for ‘nicked’, ‘taken without consent’ or otherwise ‘half-inched’, here – as they say – is one I made earlier: those equipped with keen eyesight will in fact notice TWO stolli (plural of stollen?) Yes, I simply … Continue reading

Posted in stollen | Leave a comment