Luscious Christmas Stollen

Category: Pastries/ Bread/ Cake




Choux pastry:

  1. Put the water and butter in a pot on the hob and bring to a boil over high heat. Take the pot off the hob, add the flour and knead everything to a smooth dough using the hand mixer with dough hook. Put the pot back on the hob and heat the dough for about 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  2. Put the dough into a mixing bowl, and gradually mix in the eggs and sugar using the hand mixer with dough hook. Allow the dough to cool fully.



  1. Melt the butter in a pot on the hob with the special “melt” function.

  2. Pour the butter in a mixing bowl, add the sugar and vanilla sugar and beat everything with the hand mixer until frothy.

  3. Add the spices, egg, egg yolk, baking powder and flour, and mix everything to a smooth batter.



  1. Preheat the oven with the hot air function at 160°C.

  2. Sprinkle flour on the worktop. Add the currants, raisins, candied lemon peel, almonds, batter and choux pastry and knead everything to a smooth dough.

  3. Cover the baking tray with baking paper, divide the dough into small pieces, shape a little and place on the baking tray. Brush the confectionery pieces with egg white and cover with aluminium foil.

  4. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake the confectionery for 30 minutes. Remove the aluminium foil after approx. 20 minutes baking time.

After baking:

  1. Put the butter in a pot and melt it on the hob with the special function "melt". After baking, brush the confectionery with the melted butter and sprinkle with icing sugar.





Ingredients (for 1 baking tray)

Choux pastry

250 ml water

100 g butter

125 g flour

3 eggs

25 g sugar



200 g butter oil

100 g sugar

1 packet vanilla sugar

4 drops almond flavouring

5 drops lemon flavouring

10 ml rum

1 pinch carmamom, ground

1 pinch nutmeg, ground

1 egg

1 egg yolk

400 g flour

1 packet baking powder



125 g currants

125 g raisins

100 g candied lemon peel

100 g chopped almonds


For brushing

1 egg white

100 g butter

icing sugar


Appliance: Oven & Hob
Function: hot air
Temperature: 160 °C
Special function hob: melt