The video was shared on Instagram Reels by @chile.paisdevideos. It has gone viral ever since, garnering over 14.8 million views and 268k likes. “This actually works. You have to try this,” read the caption to the video.
In some cake-cutting hacks on the internet, there is actually the usage of huge knives or other complicated equipment. But this game-changing hack required just one tool – a simple tong. Rather than being used the correct way, the tongs were reversed in the video. Then, the open part between the two prongs was used to cut out a perfectly sized slice by pushing it all the way down to the base. The tongs were then used to pick up the slice and serve it on the plate!
How simple and convenient right? This cake-cutting hack mesmerised internet users who couldn’t believe how easy it was. “We can serve cake to 34 people with that portion,” commented one user in Spanish while another wrote, “Well give me 3 of those at least right?” Some others didn’t like the idea, as they said, “My aunt was outraged watching this video.”
This is not the only birthday cake hack that has gone viral in the past. In the year 2020, when people were celebrating special occasions in the lockdown, another similar hack surfaced online. The hack interestingly suggested using wine glasses to cut out individual portions of the cake. This would reduce contact and also be a fun way to share the cake!
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