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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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Stollen is a sweet yeasted bread, eaten at Christmas time (and sometimes called Christstollen), originally from the German city of Dresden. The dough is enriched with egg, sugar, butter, dried fruits and almonds and sometimes marzipan is placed along the centre, before it is folded into an oval and baked. The shape is said to represent the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths.