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By David Crossland in Dresden from Spiegel Online.

Dresdner Stollen baked in the grand city of Dresden is the queen of German Christmas cakes and has gained a growing popularity abroad. But the small town of Torgau is risking the wrath of Dresden’s bakers by claiming it invented the cake 550 years ago, and launching its own Stollen to mark the occasion.

At Christmas time in Germany, no household is without its “Dresdner Stollen,” a bread loaf-shaped cake containing raisins and marzipan which the city of Dresden has prided itself on for half a millennium.


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