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  • Freeze your Herman starter

    Freezing Herman – Your Herman Starter Can Be Frozen

    {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetMany people have written in or left comments asking asking whether Herman can be frozen. Some people want to freeze some of the final cake to be eaten later but many more of you have asked about freezing the divided portions [...]
  • Cherry Bakewell Herman

    {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetI live in Britain, so use grams, because we do not have standard cup sizes. This makes a moist cake which is inspired by Cherry Bakewell tarts. The use of sour instead of glacé cherries cuts through the sweetness of the [...]
  • Gluten-Free Herman

    {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetInspired by the gluten-free version of Herman on your website, I went ahead and made a gluten-free Herman starter, and have handed out some of the portions and made a cake with the remainder. It came out brilliantly! For the [...]
  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetDo you want to do something a bit different with your Herman? If you don’t want to stick with the generic recipe on the Herman instructions that you were given, take a look at some of these suggestions from other [...]
  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweet These are the instructions that should be given away with your three portions of Herman starter mix. Print them from here or for a better version, download the instructions from here: (Click the image) Herman The German [...]

Herman Cakes You’ve Tried

  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetI live in Britain, so use grams, because we do not have standard cup sizes. This makes a moist cake which is inspired by Cherry Bakewell tarts. The use of sour instead of glacé cherries cuts through the sweetness of the [...]
  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetHave you ever wondered what it is that makes your Herman bubble and smell like it does? It is yeast. Each batch of Herman is started off with yeast then the natural yeasts found in the flour and in the air continue to keep [...]
  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetLast week I decided to make my own Herman starter then bake a nice Herman cake. What I wanted to do was to experiment a little to see if I could answer some of your questions that have been sent in. Can you freeze a starter [...]

Intollerance & Gluten Free

  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetInspired by the gluten-free version of Herman on your website, I went ahead and made a gluten-free Herman starter, and have handed out some of the portions and made a cake with the remainder. It came out brilliantly! For the [...]
  • {lang: 'en-GB'}ShareTweetI was recently presented with the active starter mix for a Herman the German Friendship Cake.  I suffer gluten and dairy intolerances and had to consider this without demonstrating an unfriendly attitude and wondered what [...]

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