I have never ever heard of such a cake until my friend Rebecca sent me a link to a recipe. However I have met a German by the name of Herman but that’s an entirely different story. Involving me winning the gold medal in the 2011 Garden Olympics taking the women’s record for in “The Hang” event. Who knew I could hang by my arms from a metal pole for over 2 minutes? Any ways I digress…
So Herman the German is apparently a sourdough cake that you ‘start’ and tend to for about 10 days before dividing it up and giving 3 quarters away to your friends, along with a recipe so they can make their own Herman cake too, keeping one quarter for yourself.
*friends beware you may have a Herman the German cake heading your way very soon.
I couldn’t resist such a wonderful story and it fits with my whole international baking adventure so into my new Russian doll bowl its all gone this evening.
Lets hope I don’t kill my new friend before he’s even started…
I’ll keep you posted on his progress! Click here for more…
Love this!! My nieces and nephews did this and it turns out well fingers crossed!xxx
Thank you! It feels like a science experiment at the moment! Keeping my fingers crossed it works 🙂
Oh, I want to hear how this turns out.
I had one of these! I forgot about it and then found over a few weeks it had exploded out of its box and taken on a new life form!
Haha! Oh I bet that took a lot of cleaning up! So far its still alive! Keeping my fingers crossed i can keep it alive a few more days! X x
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