Stollen - A Festive German Christmas Bread Indulge in the delightful flavors of the holiday season with this traditional German treat, Stollen. Known as Weihnachtsstollen in Germany, this bread has a rich history dating back to 1474. The aroma of freshly baked Stollen is enough to transport you to a cozy Christmas market in the heart of Germany. One of the key ingredients that adds a special touch to Stollen is Kirsch, a cherry-flavored brandy that brings a subtle sweetness and depth of flavor to the bread. Originating from the Black Forest region in southern Germany, Kirsch is made by distilling morello cherries, resulting in a clear and colorless brandy that perfectly complements the buttery richness of Stollen. As you prepare to embark on a culinary journey filled with warmth and nostalgia, let the allure of Stollen captivate your senses. Stay tuned as Chef Bruno Albouze brings his creative twist to this classic recipe, guiding you through each step with his signature expertise and clarity. Get ready to enhance your holiday baking repertoire and impress your loved ones with a homemade Stollen that is sure to become a new Christmas tradition in your household.

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