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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #105 on: April 11, 2012, 10:45:01 am »
Day Ten
Herman has just been popped into the oven and this was his picture before he went.Smile Herman ;D
I used 2 chopped apples,70g walnuts and 140g chocolate chips plus the other necessary ingredients for the recipe.

Bye bye Herman. :-*
I'll be back with the Cooked Herman photo later ;)
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #106 on: April 11, 2012, 11:00:01 am »
looking good CC  ;D
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #107 on: April 11, 2012, 11:02:18 am »
So keen to get Herman's picture on the forum forgot to set the timer :o :o :o :o :o This is going to be very interesting :-)) :-))
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #108 on: April 11, 2012, 11:06:02 am »
well its been in the oven more than 20min
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #109 on: April 11, 2012, 11:07:15 am »
Waiting.....
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #110 on: April 11, 2012, 12:10:01 pm »
How long do we have to wait? I'm very impatient ;D
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #111 on: April 11, 2012, 12:42:10 pm »
All's well 8)
The cooked Herman ;D

Thank you Herman you have been fun :-*
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #112 on: April 11, 2012, 12:44:28 pm »
Sorry friends I have been doing other things,didn't realize you were waiting for Herman. :D :D :D
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #113 on: April 11, 2012, 12:44:51 pm »
Looks great CC but DH's job is not finished yet.  Can he please take one more picture when you cut into it?  Bet he is glad that little exercise is over and please pass on our appreciation for his help.
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #114 on: April 11, 2012, 12:53:56 pm »
My, Herman looks yum
Would love to have a taste!!
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #115 on: April 11, 2012, 01:23:08 pm »
The Cut Herman :)
It makes a big cake,plenty for your friends when you go to Monkey Mia Cookie ;) :D

I will freeze one half and let DH and DS eat there way through the other :D
I have so much fun with Herman and everyone following his progress.
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #116 on: April 11, 2012, 01:25:09 pm »
One last thing CornishCream, taste-wise, what is it like (I know you're not eating it but it would be interesting to get some feedback on the difference of taste compared to a traditional cake...)?
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #117 on: April 11, 2012, 01:32:00 pm »
I wish you could share it with all of us CC, it looks so tasty.  Oh well, maybe I will have to make 1, or 2, or 3 or 4 - can't think of anyone to give the starter to that would be prepared to follow it through to the end.
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #118 on: April 11, 2012, 01:42:10 pm »
Oh girls, I have just tuned into this thread and read the lot in one go. Thanks CC for your day by day photography. I hope the taste of Herman was worth the build up!

I made an Amish friendship cake a year or so ago. It was extremely yummy, and received high praise from the friends I shared the finished product with. However, they all thought I was totally mad to spend 10 days letting a cake brew.  You have re-inspired me - I must give it another go.
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Re: Herman the German Friendship Cake
« Reply #119 on: April 11, 2012, 01:58:30 pm »
Excellent, he's all done. Looks fantastic CC. I bet he smells good too ;D
Thank you so much for the detailed process.
Now we understand clearly what needs to be done. I'm going to start my own Herman. The only thing I'm concerned about is it pretty cold here in Tassie at the moment. Might wait a couple more weeks when we have the fire going all the time and the house is nice an warm all day.
Mandi, Mum of 5, Live in Tasmania. Work from home picture framing.