Stutenkerl made of sweet yeast dough with a whistle

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 105 minutes

The yeast dough is made from a sweet yeast dough. With raisin eyes and a pipe in hand, this pastry is a hit with children.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 7 votes )
Stutenkerl made of sweet yeast dough with a whistle
Stutenkerl made of sweet yeast dough with a whistle

Portions: 6 persons | Preparation: 105 minutes

The yeast dough is made from a sweet yeast dough. With raisin eyes and a pipe in hand, this pastry is a hit with children.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 7 votes )

season: Autumn, Winter | region: Europe | Preparation: Bake | Menu: Pastries | cuisine: German recipes

Ingredients

  • 500g flour
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • 5g malt extract
  • 25g fresh yeast
  • 310ml milk
  • 75g butter, softened
  • 6-8 raisins

Instructions

  1. Mix the flour, salt, malt extract and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  2. Crumble in the yeast.
  3. Add the milk and knead in the food processor for a few minutes.
  4. Add the softened butter in pieces and knead until you have a smooth dough.
  5. Cover the dough and let it rest in a bowl for about 15 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into 6-8 portions.
  7. Dust a work surface with flour.
  8. Form each piece of dough into a long strand of dough. Cut in the legs and hands and round the head.
  9. Press the raisins lightly into the dough for the eyes.
  10. Hold the clay whistle in your hand.
  11. Spread the mares on one or two baking trays lined with baking paper, cover and leave to rise for 40 minutes.
  12. Mix the egg and milk.
  13. Grease the mares with the egg mixture.
  14. Bake the mares for 17-20 minutes at 200°C until golden.

Malt extract can be replaced with an equal amount of honey or brown sugar.

Utensils

  • bowl
  • food processor
  • 6-8 clay whistles