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Stollen Bread With Icing

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  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 package)
  Warm water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (105 to 115 Degree F)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Egg yolk 1 , reserve white
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Chopped blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cut up citron 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cut up candied cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Soft butter 6 Tablespoon (1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons)
  Quick white icing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
  Blanched almond halves 1 Tablespoon
  Citron pieces 1 Tablespoon
  Cherry 1 Tablespoon, candied

In large mixer bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add sugar, salt, eggs, egg yolk, 1/2 cup butter and 1 1/2 cups of the flour.
Blend 1/2 minute low speed, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat 10 minutes medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally.
Stir in remaining flour, 1/2 cup almonds, 1/4 cup each citron, cherries, raisins and the lemon peel.
Scrape batter from side of bowl.
Cover; let rise in warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours.
Stir down batter by beating 25 strokes.
Cover bowl tightly; refrigerate at least 8 hours.
Turn dough onto well-floured board; turn to coat with flour.
Divide dough in half.
Press each half into oval, about 10x7 inches.
Spread each with 3 tablespoons butter.
Fold lengthwise in half; press only folded edge firmly.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Beat reserved egg white slightly; beat in 1 tablespoon water and brush over stollen.
Let rise until double, 45 to 60 minutes.
Heat oven to 375°.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
While warm, frost with Quick White Icing; decorate with almond halves, pieces of citron and cherry halves to resemble poinsettias.
Or, if desired, dust with confectioners' sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4614 Calories from Fat 2018

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 231 g356.1%

Saturated Fat 115.1 g575.6%

Trans Fat 1.8 g

Cholesterol 1254.9 mg418.3%

Sodium 1331.3 mg55.5%

Total Carbohydrates 561 g187.1%

Dietary Fiber 25.6 g102.3%

Sugars 187.1 g

Protein 89 g178.7%

Vitamin A 120.9% Vitamin C 51.5%

Calcium 44.2% Iron 159.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stollen Bread With Icing Recipe