Cake Etiquette

eating etiquette (how to eat...)

The way to eat cake depends on the texture.

Table manners for eating dry cake. Cake with a dry, crumbly texture, such as pound cake or a cupcake, is broken into small pieces and eaten a bite at a time with the fingers.

Table manners for eating moist cake. Cake with a moist, gooey texture, such as cake with a custard filling, is eaten with a fork.

Table manners for eating ice-cream cake. Ice-cream cake is made in both dry and moist textures and is served with a fork and a spoon. The fork is used to hold the portion, and the spoon to cut and convey the bite to the mouth.

resting knife and fork etiquette

Our resting utensils etiquette section covers the rules (american and continental) for resting your utensils when taking a break from eating, when you are finished eating, and when you are passing food [...]

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knife and fork  etiquette

Correctly holding your fork, knife, and spoon is one of the most important dining etiquette fundamentals. Read more in our table manners section to learn this dining etiquette skill! [...]

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