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Mini Stollen Bites

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About the bake

This traditional German recipe is a great alternative to Christmas cake and fabulous as party nibbles.

2Total Time
130Prep Time
30Bake Time
24Serves
A little effort

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Place the milk and yeast into a bowl and mix well. Leave for about 5 minutes.

  2. Step 2:

    Sift the salt, sugar, flour and mixed spice into a large bowl. Add the dried fruit, almonds and butter and mix well.

  3. Step 3:

    Next add the milk/yeast mixture and mix well, then add the egg and stir well to form a dough.

  4. Step 4:

    Knead the dough for 5-6 mins then cover and leave to prove in a warm place for 20 minutes.

  5. Step 5:

    Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knock back the dough using your hands and then knead the dough for 3-4 mins. Roll the dough out to a flat rectangle about 24cm x 20cm.

  6. Step 6:

    Roll out the marzipan to a rectangle about 12cm x 10cm, then place this onto half of the dough and fold over the other half and pinch the edges to seal.

  7. Step 7:

    Place this onto a greased baking tray, cover and leave in a warm place to prove for about 1 hour.

  8. Step 8:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Place the stollen in the oven and bake for about 40 mins until golden brown and cooked through.

  9. Step 9:

    To finish the stollen brush with the melted butter and immediately dust generously with icing sugar.

Ingredients

  • For the Stollen Bites

    • 100ml Milk (whole, warm)
    • 14g Allinson's Easy Bake Yeast
    • A pinch Salt
    • 225g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 1 tsp Mixed spice
    • 200g Dried mixed fruits
    • 25g Almonds (ground)
    • 50g Butter (unsalted)
    • 1 Egg(s) (free range) (beaten)
    • 250g Marzipan
    • 50g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
  • For the Topping

    • 25g Butter (unsalted) (melted)
    • 50g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar

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