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A New Tradition: Homemade Candied Peel

Candied Peel

This Christmas will be a bit different for my family. My sister and I are both staying in the UK for the holidays, Hilary with her boyfriend’s family, and me with mine. Though some customs will be gladly put aside for a year (think airport queues, jet lag and the stress of tying to visit every single friend and family member in one short week), we wanted to keep certain holiday traditions alive, including the annual making of our Christmas Stollen. We figured that this German sweet bread could just as easily be made here as in our parents’ house, so got to work setting a baking date, gathering ingredients and trying to extract the recipe from our parents. Read more…