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The \'Stollen\' History 670 Many years of \'Stollen\' Tradition Most likely the Saxonians invented it - the Christstollen, the King of all Christmas pastries. But this was a extended time in the past. For the initial time, this cake was talked about in 1330 in Naumburg/Saale, (Germany) as a particular privilege granted to the bakers\' guild by the bishop. But most likely its origin dates back to heathen pre-historic occasions. In the Middle Ages baking Stollen has produced into a extremely regarded artwork. The expanding significance in the 17th century was not only marginally linked with the pursuits of the East Indian Organization, which in these times entertained a flourishing organization with spices, which had been also utilized for the preparation of Christstollen. For Christstollen all these exotic substances are nevertheless of decisive importance! They give it the quite special taste and signify the characteristic function of this pastry. The amount of \'Kölner Stollen\' created in the Rhine area represents a large share in Germany\'s total Stollen production. The preparation of Stollen largely depends on the blend of the recipe. More above, much time is required for the preparation of Stollen dough, as they are heavy yeast dough containing big quantities of butter and margarine. In addition to selected flavours, spices, candied lemon and orange peel, almonds, nuts and raisins, really usually there is also additional Marzipan to the dough. The planning of a tasty Stollen that keeps effectively from this kind of a heavy dough demands fantastic expert expertise of the baker. The classic Stollen is the folded Stollen, and not the Stollen produced in a baking pan. This reality reveals the actual ability of a Stollen baker, due to the fact the folded Stollen, probably stuffed with Marzipan or Persipan, are a lot more challenging to do.
- Every Stollen is baked traditionally in an open baking-tin and not in a closed baking pan
- Baked in Germany - Each Stollen looks like it is "handmade" and is just DELICIOUS!
- 750g/26.4 Oz - Long maturation for taste and indulgence - We import directly from Germany!
- No preserving agents - No artificial colours or flavours - High percentage of dried fruits
- 19 times "National Gold Award of Honour by the German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection the Highest German Quality Award