Maple Butter Stollen

Yield: 8 servings

  • 1 packet of dry yeast
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp.) maple sugar
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) warm water
  • Flour, as needed
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) golden raisins
  • 190 ml (3/4 cup) mixed candied fruit
  • 810 ml (3 ¼ cup) all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 85 ml (1/3 cup) maple sugar
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • 5 ml (1 tsp.) vanilla extract
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) maple butter
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) ground almonds
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) butter, softened
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) orange zest
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) lemon zest
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) maple sugar
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) powder sugar

 

1.In a glass, dissolve yeast and maple sugar in a warm water. Leave to foam for 5 minutes.

2.In a bowl, dust raisins and dried fruit in a little flour. Set aside.

3.In another bowl, mix flour, eggs, maple sugar, salt, dissolved yeast and vanilla extract. Beat for 5 minutes. Cover the dough with a clean kitchen cloth and let rise for about 1 hour (or until the dough has doubled in volume).

4.In another bowl, combine maple butter and powdered almonds. Set aside.

5.Add the softened butter, floured raisins and fruit, and citrus zests into the risen dough; knead to mix well. Transfer the dough onto a lightly-floured surface and roll out into a rectangle.

6.Spread the maple butter and almond mixture in the middle of the dough, leaving the edges free of mixture. Roll up the dough along the long edge.

7.Place the roll on a cookie sheet, cover and let rise for about 1 hour (or until the roll has doubled in volume).

8.Preheat the oven to 180˚C (350˚F). Uncover the roll and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

9.In a bowl, mix maple sugar and powdered sugar and sprinkle on top of baked roll.

 

LISA'S ADVICE:  SPRINKLE WITH LA FERME MARTINETTE'S CÔTÉ JARDIN PURE MAPLE SUGAR WITH FRUITS ,THE TOP OF FRESH BAKED ROLLS....A YUMMIE NEW WAY TO DISCOVER OUR GREAT FRUITY MAPLE PRODUCTS! 

AVAILABLE FLAVORS: MAPLE-CRANBERRIES, MAPLE- WILD-BLUEBERRIES, MAPLE-BLACKCURRANTS, MAPLE-CINNAMON OR PURE MAPLE SUGAR....

 

VARIATION:  Replace the raisins by dried cranberries or dried blueberries.  Add pure maple sugar nuggets. 

 

Source: Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec

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