Recipe-Mimi’s stollen

Mimi’s Stollen
3 cakes yeast
2 cups lukewarm milk
8 cups flour, divided
1 pound margarine
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 (15 ounce) package golden raisins
1 (15 ounce) package dark raisins
1 (15 ounce) package currants
1 pound mixed candied fruit
1/2 pound candied cherries and pineapple
Lemon Icing (see below)
Dissolve yeast in lukewarm milk; stir in 1 cup flour. Let stand in warm place. Cream together margarine, sugar and eggs; stir in salt. Add yeast mixture; beat well. Gradually stir in remaining flour, reserving 1/2 cup to mix with fruit. Knead dough, gradually adding fruit as you knead. Let rise until doubled in volume. Shape into loaves and place in 8 by 4 inch loaf pans. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes. Glaze while still warm.
Makes 8 loaves.
Lemon Icing:
2 cups powdered sugar
4 tablespoons butter, melted
Lemon juice
Combine powdered sugar with butter; add enough lemon juice to make of spreading consistency.

Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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