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Best Cake Servers

Whether your guilty pleasure is frosted cake, cheese cake, apple pie, pumpkin pie, icebox pie, or anything in between, the way it looks is just as important as the way it tastes. For whatever reason, we make pies in circular dishes and expect a perfectly triangular piece upon serving. The same is true for cakes, you either prefer a corner piece or centerpiece, but you expect it to be a perfect square on your plate. But cakes and pies are so delicate, you simply can't expect to achieve that beautifully presented serving piece with a butter knife. You need the right tools for cutting and serving ideal slices. You don't need to be a professional baker to reserve room in your kitchen for a cake serving tool. Any home baker or chef will realize the multipurpose functionality of these utensils that are also perfect for serving savory pies, casseroles, and a myriad of other dishes that require a certain cuts for perfect presentation. So, we're offering up our favorites on the market right now. Happy shopping!

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Most Functional

Orblue Pie Server

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Slice and Serve with One Tool

With its serrated edges on both sides, this two-in-one pie server from Orblue allows for left- or right-handed cutting and serving of a variety of sweet desserts and savory dishes.

What We Liked

You’ll find an excuse to use this tool even if you never bake. At just under 10 inches long, it features and ergonomic and comfortably gripped handle that supports the triangular serving surface with serrations on both sides. This allows both left-handed and right-handed chefs to easily use and alternate the tool as they delicately carve out slices of soft, custardy pies and thick savory dishes alike. It’s rust-resistant, dishwasher safe, and saves you from having to cut with one tool and serve with another. It does both! Get it here. 

Most Elegant

FASHIONCRAFT 2525 Simple Elegance Classic Silver Stainless Steel Cake Knife Set

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Perfect Wedding Cake Set

Simple yet elegant, this set contains a beautifully matching stainless steel cake knife and serving tool that’s perfect for weddings, special occasions, or everyday dessert serving needs.

What We Liked

Both tools in this set are made of durable stainless steel with an elegant mirrored finish, designed not to discolor or lose their luster. The matching handles are constructed of a durable poly-resin, plated in a metallic silver finish that makes it appear as though the handle and blade are all one piece. Both the server and the knife feature barely-noticeable yet impressively sharp serrations and curved tips that allow for gentle yet effective cutting into crusts – all without destroying the structural integrity of wedding cakes, pumpkin pies, and more. Buy it now. 

Most Professional

Chef Owl Professional Pie Server Set

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High Quality Flexibility

Included in this Chef Owl set is a matching serrated knife and serving spatula made of high quality stainless steel with a classic black handle, designed to slice and serve pizza, lasagna, fruit tarts, pies, and cakes.

What We Liked

Both tools in this Chef Owl set feature serrated edges designed to dig into the tough top layer of deep dish pies and pizzas, as well as to delicately slide into the softer interiors of cream pies, fruit tarts, and quiches. The knife itself functions much like a bread knife you get in many knife block sets, enabling you to use it on sandwiches, delicate vegetables, and crusty loaves of bread. The tools are stainless steel, dishwasher safe, and backed by a lifetime guarantee. Buy them here. 

Most Versatile

Fat Daddio’s CK-10 Cake/Bread Knife

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Multi-Use Serrated Knife

Though it’s billed as a cake knife, this serrated blade (available in 10 or 14 inches) offers the perfect way to slice cakes, pies, crusty bread, tomatoes, quiches, pizzas, and much more.

What We Liked

When choosing tools for your kitchen–especially knives–you should always have what many chefs call “the holy trinity” of blades: the chef’s knife, bread knife, and paring knife. Whether your knife set came with one or not, this Fat Daddio’s CK-10 Cake Knife makes the perfect supplement to that trinity as your go-to bread knife. For anytime you need to cut through tough pizza and bread crusts, slice into lasagnas and casseroles, or gently slice tomatoes and other vegetables that often burst under the pressure of straight-edge blades, this is the tool for the job. It’s made of high-carbon stainless steel and a 5.5-inch molded handle that’s dishwasher safe and ergonomically designed. Get it now.