Top 10 Everyday Things You’re Consistently Doing Wrong

9 Cutting a cake

Most of us cat our cakes in slices. Which seems perfectly reasonable. How else would you cat a cake? Well, wedges cut from the middle are fine. You will get a perfectly good piece of cake cutting it that way. However, it does leave the center of it exposed and that means that the cake will start to dry and go stale a lot quicker. Instead, you should be cutting you slices through the center of the cake. In one long slice through the middle. Ones you’ve had your fill of the confectionary. You can push both sides of the cake together. Meaning you now have a brand new slightly smaller cake that will stay fresh for much longer. This method has actually been around for 100 years and was first noted in by British mathematician Sir Francis Galton in a letter to the journal “Nature”