How to prevent cut cake from drying out?

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Cakes and their ingredients have changed over time, but our enjoyment of them hasn't. We like cakes because of their variety.

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Whether you enjoy a homemade chocolate layer cake or your mom's white cake recipe, chances are you may end up with a little bit of leftover.

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In the extremely unlikely event that this situation arises, we have a simple solution that will prevent your cake from becoming dry.

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A TikToker named Daniela reveals a clever trick to prevent leftover cake from drying out in a video that has received 64.6k likes and a lot of chitchat.

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The Trick

In the video, Daniela softly covers the exposed edges of the cake where the wedge has been sliced with a rectangular piece of parchment paper.

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This will prevent your cake from being dry and hard the next morning, when you want to enjoy a slice with your morning coffee.

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You may also do this with ice cream, if you have any leftovers, to prevent freezer burn. Excellent to know!

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The Spruce Eats advises that the most important thing to remember when it comes to keeping your leftover cake moist is not to store it in the refrigerator.

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It will stale faster than if left out. After three days at room temperature, the remaining cake should better be frozen.

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