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Best knife to use on ice cream cake?

Kosmonaut May 28, 2010 10:58 AM

To quote Patton Oswalt "you couldn't cut a Carvel ice cream cake with a goddamn lightsaber".

We're having a Carvel ice cream cake tomorrow. Would my Wusthof bread knife do the trick, or would the ice cream cake ruin the knife?

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  1. Bada Bing RE: Kosmonaut May 28, 2010 11:52 AM

    I suggest a regular straight-edge or scalloped (not serrated) knife, warmed in hot water, wiped, and then redipped in water and wiped between cuts. Worked for me the one time I needed to do this.

    1. chowser RE: Kosmonaut May 28, 2010 12:27 PM

      A sharp knife is helpful but if you put it in the refrigerator about half an hour before serving, almost any knife will work.

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        JRCann RE: Kosmonaut May 28, 2010 01:26 PM

        a wet one... warm water....

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          jeffreyem RE: Kosmonaut May 28, 2010 03:38 PM

          Damn, too late . . .a warm wet one, preferably not a real good one

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