Daring Bakers Challenge: Stollen

The 2010 December Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Penny of Sweet Sadie’s Baking. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make Stollen. She adapted a friend’s family recipe and combined it with information from friends, techniques from Peter Reinhart’s book………and Martha Stewart’s demonstration.

This was my first attempt at making a yeast bread. Doug usually takes the reigns when making bread, but somehow I did it too.

I now understand why Doug enjoys making bread. Kneading the dough is therapeutic, and a lot of fun. When the final product comes from the oven, there are warm feelings of happiness and accomplishment.

I also made the candied orange peel to put into the mix.

Here are the recipes used to make the bread and orange peel:

Martha Stewart Stollen

candied orange peel

About these ads
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Daring Bakers Challenge: Stollen

  1. Cheryl says:

    I really like it when the chubster cat shows up in the photos. Really.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s