Quark Stollen

Quark Stollen


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To make the best stollen you need to use quark cheese which can be hard to find. Cottage cheese makes an adequate substitute.


Makes: 2 loaves

  • 200g butter, softened
  • 180g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250g quark cheese or cottage cheese
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 250g raisins
  • 50g candied lemon peel
  • 50g candied orange peel
  • 125g almond meal
  • 3 tablespoons rum
  • 4 cups (500g) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch cinnamon
  • pinch cloves
  • icing sugar, for dusting

Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Cream the butter, sugar and eggs until fluffy. Add all the other ingredients in order, stirring to make a smooth dough.
  3. Divide the dough into two and form each half into a loaf. Bake in the preheated oven 1 hour.
  4. When cool, dust with a good layer of icing sugar.

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