German Marzipan Quark Stollen

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Germany is the country of the most famous Christmas baking and one traditional cake is the Stollen. There are many different recipes on how to make the Stollen. One is the “German Marzipan Quark Stollen” recipe which we feature today. Just in time for the holidays. You need to bake it now as the Stollen must sit for some weeks. Happy Baking!


375 g raisins
100 ml dark rum or alternatively apple juice
375 g flour
4 tsp baking powder
125 g sugar
1 package vanilla sugar 0.3oz – How to make Vanilla Sugar –
vanilla or rum flavoring if you used apple juice (1 little bottle or 1/2 tsp)
1/4 tsp cardamom
1 point of a knife nutmeg (a hint)
1 tsp orange zest, organic
250 g quark  How to make Quark from scratch –1 egg and 1 egg yolk
150 g butter, soft
100 g candied lemon – How to make Candied Lemon from scratch –
200 g almonds, ground
100 g raw marzipan
100 g butter, melted
powdered sugar


Enjoy! Guten Appetit!



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