5 Ways to Save a Bad Meal
Don't panic, and don't throw it out. Instead, follow these suggestions for rescuing blah salads, salty soups and more.
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Problem #5: Cake That's Too Attached to Its Pan
How to solve it: Sometimes, no matter how well you grease that Bundt pan, the cake won't budge (we've found this is often true with intricate pans that have lots of nooks and crannies). Instead of sadly nibbling on the pathetic chunks that you are able to extract, turn them into a trifle. Cut the broken cake into cubes as best you can (jagged pieces are fine) and place them in one serving bowl (now's the time to break out your best-looking china). In another, gently toss fruits such as blueberries, raspberries and sliced strawberries. In a third bowl, spoon fresh whipped cream. Let guests build their own trifle (and don't ever mention that they were originally supposed to be eating a Bundt cake).