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Almond Stollen

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This Almond Stollen is a delicious German sweet bread which you might want to gift to your friends during Christmas or more informally for any occasion. Try this lemony almond glazed bread for your next meal and let me know if you like it. Your suggestions for this Almond Stollen are welcome.
  Flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Sourdough starter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unsalted butter To Taste, melted
  Confectioners sugar 2 Tablespoon

1 Combine 1 cup flour, sourdough, honey, egg, butter, salt, and lemon peel. Mix thoroughly.
2 Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
3 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”1 1/2 hours.
4 Punch down dough. Knead in almonds. Cover with inverted bowl for 10 minutes. Roll into a 7 x 10-inch oval. Fold in half lengthwise. Press only folded edge firmly.
5 Place stollen on greased baking sheet. Let rise in warm place until double€”about 30€”45 minutes.
6 Brush melted butter on top. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 30 minutes or until done.
7 Cool on wire rack. While still warm, brush with melted butter. Then sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2270 Calories from Fat 754

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g136%

Saturated Fat 22.2 g111.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 278.1 mg92.7%

Sodium 1084.3 mg45.2%

Total Carbohydrates 314 g104.8%

Dietary Fiber 30.5 g121.9%

Sugars 59.2 g

Protein 68 g136.3%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 11.2%

Calcium 39.2% Iron 121.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Stollen Recipe