Butter Your Knife For The Perfectly Cut Slice Of Dessert

All too often, cakes and other desserts look like they've been mauled and pulled apart by hand instead of cut with a knife. For a more beautiful, picture-perfect slice, The Kitchn recommends buttering up your knife before cutting.

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Actually, you only need to wipe on a bit of butter. The Kitchn's recommendation of using saved butter wrappers is an ingenious trick for easily coating the knife so it'll glide through cakes and other crumbly desserts.

3 Tips for Cutting the Perfect Slice of Dessert [The Kitchn]


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