Cake Cutting At Wedding

Decorating By cakefort Updated 10 May 2010 , 1:57am by BrightDelights

cakefort Posted 10 May 2010 , 12:32am
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How do you all cut cake slices to specified sizes without busting out a ruler? I want to ensure that I cut it accurately to ensure enough peices for everyone as it looks like will the designated cake cutter!

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indydebi Posted 10 May 2010 , 1:26am
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Bend your thumb. The space between the end of your base nail (end of your actual thumb) and the middle of your first knuckle is about one inch. So you DO always have a ruler with you!

Here is how to cut a wedding cake: http://www.cateritsimple.com/id10.html

You can also put little marks in the design to mark where to cut. I do this on sheet cakes. Just a simple dot or a fancy twirl in the border design, every 2 inches and you're set to go!

Once you cut 2 or 3 cakes, you'll be able to eyeball it, no problem.

You can also practice drawing 2 lines two inches apart on a piece of paper ... draw the two lines, then measure them to see how close you are. As we say in the trade, it's "a piece of cake"! thumbs_up.gif

cakefort Posted 10 May 2010 , 1:52am
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Indydebi, you're brilliant! Thanks!

BrightDelights Posted 10 May 2010 , 1:57am
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I also use a long serrated knife which is about 1 inch wide. Measure and cut all at the same time!

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