When you imagine cutting a cake, you probably imagine using a large serving knife to cut randomly sized triangles from the outside of your cake, right? Well, there are a few problems with that willy-nilly technique — namely, not cutting even pieces for everyone present.
Be honest, when the job of cake cutting is bequeathed to you, it can be pretty stressful. Personally, I tend to give some people huge pieces while other people get teeny-tiny pieces and the cake itself gets completely mangled as I try to cut evenly triangular pieces. In the end, nobody gets a fair slice and your beautiful cake ends up lopsided or hacked up.
If you’re working with a large, round cake, there’s a really simple way to slice up the dessert so that everyone gets an evenly sized piece. All you need to do is make a guideline in the center frosting of the cake that you can follow all the way around.
The best way to do that? With an average bowl from your kitchen.
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