HOME > Chowhound > Washington DC & Baltimore >

xmas stollen?

e
echidna Dec 19, 2013 10:37 AM

Anyone know a great place to get marzipan stollen near DC?
Thanks!

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. Dennis S RE: echidna Dec 19, 2013 10:49 AM

    I'd start with the German Gourmet.

    1 Reply
    1. re: Dennis S
      p
      pollosmoky RE: Dennis S Dec 20, 2013 07:44 AM

      I believe German Gourmet only carries the pre-packaged versions - but they definitely do have them.

    2. a
      amaebi RE: echidna Dec 20, 2013 05:34 AM

      Surprisingly and randomly Aldi grocery store carries a premade cherry stollen with a marzipan center and also a marzipan stollen. We tried the cherry stollen and it was delicious. During the holidays Aldi comes up with some seasonal items like this.
      https://www.aldi.us/en/grocery-items/...
      https://www.aldi.us/en/grocery-items/...
      Hope that helps!

      1. p
        pollosmoky RE: echidna Dec 20, 2013 07:44 AM

        Heidelberg Bakery in Arlington has a pretty fabulous version. I'd never had a bakery-made stollen prior to buying theirs last year and it was a revelation! It's also expensive compared to the pre-packaged versions at World Market or Trader Joe's, but definitely worth it at least once.

        1. m
          Milocat1 RE: echidna Dec 20, 2013 01:15 PM

          There is a baker at the Alexandria Farmers Market on Saturday mornings who has wonderful stollen with marzipan. I don't know the name of the baker, but he is on the right side of the fountain if you are facing City Hall.

          Tivoli bakery (if they are still around) makes a good one.

          The Swiss Bakery also has it.

          1. TheMatt RE: echidna Dec 20, 2013 03:47 PM

            Yes, as Milocat1 says, The Swiss Bakery has stollen and it's a pretty dang good version.

            1. s
              shellymck RE: echidna Dec 22, 2013 09:19 AM

              Praline in Bethesda has them.

              1. i
                interplanetjanet RE: echidna Dec 27, 2013 02:31 PM

                Wegmans, they make their own and they also have a boxed marzipan stollen in the commercial bakery section

                Show Hidden Posts