No-Yeast Stollen

Recipe by Chef PotPie
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Preheat oven to 350* F.
  • Into large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, cardamom and salt.
  • Cut in the butter until coarse crumbs form.
  • Mix together cottage cheese, egg and vanilla.
  • Add to flour mixture along with raisins.
  • Stir until dough forms.
  • Turn out onto lightly floured board and knead abut 10 turns, adding more flour if neccessary.
  • Dough should be soft, not stiff.
  • Roll dough into a 10-inch circle.
  • Brush with 1 Tablespoon melted butter.
  • Fold dough in half, just a little off-center.
  • Bake on greased cookie sheet 40-50 minutes, or till golden brown.
  • Brush with 2 Tablespoons butter while hot.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Wrap in plastic or foil when completely cool.
  • Store at room temperature for 2 days before serving.
  • Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar just before serving.
  • Keeps up to 1 week.