Christmas stollen from the Lausitz – from the Sorbs

300g raisins (pickled in alcohol)

375g flour

4 teaspoons baking powder

125g sugar

1 vial of vanilla flavouring

1 pinch cinnamon or gingerbread spice

200g curd

150g butter

200g ground almonds

1 egg

190g candied lemon peel

1 marzipan block


Mix all ingredients. Shape the dough into loaves and bake at 180° top and bottom heat for 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool and sprinkle with icing sugar.