Before baking a Christmas cake with dried fruits and nuts, should advance to prepare the products. Here the principle is not only long-term storage after baking, but also a thorough preparation for it.
Dried fruits a good rinse and Obasi. Dried apricots cut in small pieces, mix with raisins, drink the rum and leave to infuse for a few hours.
Nuts cleanse, Obsesi 5 minutes in preheated oven and cool.
Vzbey eggs with sugar, salt and cream until a homogeneous lush mass. Vmesi carefully into the egg-milk mixture the flour sifted with baking powder.
The dried fruit, roll in flour. Add to the dough nuts, dried fruits, favorite spices to taste and gently mix the dough.
Put the dough in oiled baking pan, filling it 2/3 full.
Cover the dough and let stand for 30 minutes at 40°C, for example, in a warm oven.
Bake Stollen with dried fruit and nuts 40-50 minutes at 180°C. to Check the readiness with a wooden stick: if it is dry, cake is ready.
Ready cake cool completely on the rack and sprinkle with powdered sugar. The hardest part of this recipe is to hide the cakes from hungry households who have escaped to the kitchen for delicious flavors, if you decide to store a Christmas cake with dried fruits and nuts to the holidays.