How I split a cake

The perfectionist in me loves a level cake. Something I can’t control very often. But, when it comes to splitting a cake, I have a trick that will help.

Insert at least 4 toothpicks to use as guides. Place them at the center if you are splitting halves like this:Boston Cream Pie_0161

Cut a piece of thread or unwaxed, unflavored dental floss (something I have never been able find), and wrap it around the circumference of the cake using your toothpicks as guides. Boston Cream Pie_0162

Then pull the ends, opposite each other, cutting through the cake like this:

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