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    a type of cake which is made by somebody from ingredients and a recipe he/she has received from a friend. The idea is that the ingredients are then divided and passed on to more friends together with the recipe

    For anyone not yet initiated into the ritual of Herman cake creation, it is the culinary equivalent of a chain letter.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/01/2012
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