A pizza cutter is a handheld kitchen tool specifically designed for slicing pizzas. It typically consists of a sharp circular blade attached to a handle, A cake lifter, also known as a cake spatula or cake server, is a flat utensil used to lift and transfer cakes, pastries, or other delicate baked goods.
- Pizza slicing: The primary purpose of a pizza cutter is to cut pizzas into slices. Its sharp blade easily glides through the pizza crust, allowing for efficient and precise cutting.
- Pastry cutting: Besides pizzas, pizza cutters can also be used to cut various pastries, such as flatbreads, pie crusts, or puff pastry, into desired shapes or portions.
- Cake lifting and serving: The primary use of a cake lifter is to lift and transfer cakes from a baking pan or cooling rack to a serving platter or cake stand. It helps maintain the integrity and presentation of the cake during the transfer.
- Pastry handling: Cake lifters can be used to handle and transfer other delicate pastries, such as tarts, pies, or flans, without damaging their structure or appearance.
- Layer cake assembly: Cake lifters are helpful when stacking and assembling layered cakes. They allow for easy and controlled placement of cake layers, reducing the risk of breakage or crumbling.