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S-XL Cake Mold: Love It or Hate It?


When I first saw this S-XL baking pan, I thought it was pretty cool. It's a silicone mold that pre shapes any cake into fifteen separate, different sized slices. It allows one person to have a small piece and another to have a large piece. Yet, the more I thought about it, the more I disliked it. It won't really work for any cake; what happens to the indentations when you frost it? Actually, with the uneven layers, can you even frost it? What do you think?

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LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 8 years
How did I get here? I just realized that I don't think I care about cake molds! Ha! 8)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Waste of moolah right?
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Not at all but it's still sort of neat...
bscone bscone 9 years
How hard is it to slice a cake... really?
nikodarling nikodarling 9 years
Exactly. If you want a small piece of cake just cut a small piece. Plus I would think it would be very difficult to get the cake out of this pan in one piece.
HappyKate HappyKate 9 years
just cut the size piece you want.
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 9 years
why not just cut out the size piece you want?
turkiyaki turkiyaki 9 years
I'm thinking about this tectonic plates cake we were trying to make for a friend who majored in geology. The mould would've come in handy!
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 9 years
It looks really cool and I don't like frosting anyway. Plus, as someone mentioned you could frost or add berries to each part individually (like you frost cookies individually) and it would look even cooler!
lexichloe lexichloe 9 years
That's so incredibly stupid, I can't imagine anyone buying it. Just cut the cake into different sized pieces like we've been doing since cakes were invented!!!!
Merlin713 Merlin713 9 years
Ehhh, I'm not too sure about this. The concept is cool, but, it looks like one of those things that my Mom sets out as "decoration only" at Christmas. lol
flowidme flowidme 9 years
i kinda like it and hate it at the same time
meijan415 meijan415 9 years
love the design.
Casasailer Casasailer 9 years
You just cut the slices for how much people want.
michichan michichan 9 years
why coffee cakes?
lemontree1 lemontree1 9 years
I think it would work really well for coffee cakes.
terryt18 terryt18 9 years
Someone that really likes cake would. I think I'd need 2 of the large slices. Yeah, that'd be perfect.
mollywog mollywog 9 years
Who would even eat a piece of cake as big as the large slices??
fragiletearz fragiletearz 9 years
Who can't figure out how to slice a cake? Seriously?
mrspiven mrspiven 9 years
i would never buy this... but i'd use it if someone gave it too me. i don't hate it.
ImJessica ImJessica 9 years
Good in theory, maybe not so good in practice due to the frosting issues.
mamaseacat mamaseacat 9 years
Artists like it for dimension - not for practicality. I like it!
terryt18 terryt18 9 years
Frosting is the best part.
michichan michichan 9 years
pretty silly idea
ricarocks ricarocks 9 years
and what about the swivel liqueur glasses? and the mocha dunk mug? they're GENIUS!
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