Weckmann yeast pastry or Stutenkerl is the yeast classic in autumn especially for the Lantern Festival. With this recipe you can easily bake your own Weckmänner for Saint Martin from fluffy sweet yeast dough.
Whether with pipe or rod in hand, this traditional pastry for St. Martin or St. Nicholas tastes fantastic. The Stutenkerle or Weckmänner called, can be decorated with hail sugar and raisins and enjoyed freshly baked.
The sweet Weckmänner made of yeast dough is a typical pastry during Advent and St. Martin's Day. Especially among children it is very and popular, because the sweet soft yeast pastry smells incredibly good.