A WECKMANN, ITS STORY AND A RECIPE


German children find them fun to make as well as to eat for St. Martins Day, Martinstag, or St. Nicholas, Nikolaustag.

In fact the celebrations leading up to Christmas wouldn't be complete without having bought, baked and eaten some traditional sweet yeast dough "Bread Men". Weckmaenner.



Edited by Francine - German Culture (01/17/13 01:24 AM)
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