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How to Slice an Ice Cream Cake
Just out of the freezer, an ice cream cake is rock hard and can be impossible to cut.
Step 1: Rather than waiting for it to soften (er, melt), run a chef’s knife under very hot water.
Step 2: Start slicing. The hot blade will glide cleanly and easily through the cold layers (rewarm the blade as necessary).