The butter lamb: Easter symbolism with Chicago ties

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CHICAGO -- Each year on Fat Tuesday comes a feeding frenzy across Chicagoland, as Pączkis are snatched up at bakeries across the area.

Butter and flour dough delights a Polish tradition baked out of necessity to rid households of the ingredients forbidden during Lent -- and the food precursor to another popular tradition in Chicago.

The beloved butter lamb is extremely popular in Polish and eastern European households for Easter celebrations.

WGN'S Amy Rutledge visited Danish Maid Butter for more.

For more info go to: http://www.danishmaid.com/

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