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Print This Delicious and Healthy Double Chocolate Herman Cake Recipe

Double Chocolate Herman Cake Recipe

The double chocolate cake was chocolaty without being dense or too rich. Herman cake is very soft; so soft you will need to wait until it cools before slicing.

3/4 cup Butter, room temperature
1 cup Sugar, white
1 cup Sugar, brown
4 Eggs
1/2 cup Cocoa, unsweetened
1 1/2 cups Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Herman Starter
1 Tablespoon Vanilla
3/4 cup Semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1/2 cup Nuts, chopped

Oven Temp ~ 350°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 inch square cake pan
Preheat the oven, grease your cake pan.

Cream together the butter and sugar in large bowl. Add eggs one at
a time, beating well after each addition. Stir all the dry ingredients together.
Combine Herman starter and vanilla, add alternately with dry ingredients to the sugar mixture.

Spread double chocolate Herman cake batter evenly into your prepared cake pan. Sprinkle the top of cake evenly with semi-sweet chocolate and nuts.
Bake double chocolate Herman cake till perfectly done.

12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 92 g
Calories 374
Calories from Fat 158
Total Fat 17.5g 27%
Saturated Fat 8.9g 45%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 51.4g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
Sugars 36.2g
Protein 5.5g
Vitamin A 9% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 2% • Iron 12%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!