Something so delicious should not be such a challenge. Here's how to cut cake the right way.

This piece appeared as Cake Boss on PureWow.

Cutting a cake: Should be easy. Actually kind of hard.

The tiny little confection you picked up for your coworker’s birthday isn’t exactly daunting. You can cut that baby into wedges and be done with it.

But what about the seven-layer, 24-inch round monstrosity you commissioned for your niece’s bat mitzvah? Unless you’d like to serve slices as big as your face, you might need to rethink your technique.

Luckily, we’ve got a pretty clever one. Take a look and see for yourself.