stollen

noun
stol·len | \ˈshtō-lən, ˈshtȯ-, ˈshtə-, ˈstō-, ˈstȯ-, ˈstə-\
plural stollen or stollens

Definition of stollen 

: a sweet yeast bread of German origin containing fruit and nuts

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Highlights: Make your first stop — and come back on your way out of town — the Bavarian Bakery, and pray mightily that owner and baker Berthold Timmerman coaxed an apple strudel or marzipan stollen from the oven a half-hour before. latimes.com, "Detours worth taking on your next road trip," 20 May 2018 Three miles east is Kruta Bakery, a fourth-generation business that specializes in stollen, made with 10 types of fillings. Mary Bergin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Beyond Chicago: 5 other Illinois cities to visit during this bicentennial year," 13 Apr. 2018 Money was raised not only through the sale of stollen oil, but through agriculture and through well organized and enforced taxation. Longreads, "The Top 5 Longreads of the Week," 6 Apr. 2018 Many were classics: More than one of you sent in a recipe for stollen, fruitcake, molasses or ginger cookies, pfeffernüsse or sugar cookies. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Holiday heritage: Family Christmas recipes bring cheer through generations," 19 Dec. 2017 Our fruitcake is Italy’s panettone is Germany’s stollen. Daniel Neman, sacbee, "What on Earth is on Christmas menu? | The Sacramento Bee," 19 Dec. 2017 My grandma, Harriett Ritter, would make vanillekipferl, stollen, schaum torte, pfeffernuesse, lebkuchen — all would make an appearance during the holiday season. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Himmel Futter, or Heavenly Food," 19 Dec. 2017 Kin to the fruitcake, panettone and stollen have similar ingredients, like fruit and nuts. Denny Mckeown, Cincinnati.com, "What your favorite holiday cookie says about you," 19 Dec. 2017 The meal also follows the theme with German hams baked in sourdough bread and for dessert, stollen from Clasen’s European Bakery. Barry Adams, The Seattle Times, "Wisconsin German men’s choir brings men together," 8 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of stollen

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stollen

German, literally, post, support, from Old High German stollo — more at stela

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