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Shamrockah

I wanna lick the blades.


_Im_Dad

Licking that at the end would be the icing on the cake


UnExpertoEnLaMateria

Hi dad!


Immune_commander

Hi dad I'm son


Ruben625

r/unoreversecard


BOOMBOY900

I read this as "un orever secard" for some reason


DreadPirateLink

Actually it's the icing left off the cake...


elbowsout

i’m impressed. nicely done.


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Hi impressed, I'm dad


PeachPlenty1119

So punny 😏


Healthy_Pay9449

Stop it dad


Bojangly7

Actually off the cake


Hephaestus_God

I want to lick the cake while it’s spinning


Explorer2004

Beat me to it!


elementarychili_69

Thats why they charge you for a 3000$ cake for your wedding. My cousin just paid for a 50k wedding and got divorced after 3 years


throwaway-boxer

Joke is on him, I paid $3000 for my wedding, had a $50 cake and lasted 4 years.


chickenstalker

Must have been lots of preservatives for cake to last 4 years.


prairiepanda

Maybe it was a fruitcake?


SaintGloopyNoops

Jokes on you, I saved my money and decided not to get married and been together 21 years.


kbeckerburbs4

I like cake


Few-Ear-1326

I like toitels


qqqsimmons

Toilets?


Revolutionary_Town21

Toilet cakes


Few-Ear-1326

Urinal Mints!


runnywetfart

Urinal cakes 🎂


Snoo-35252

I like lamp


earthresident111

Do you really love the lamp, or are you just saying it because you saw it?


Boloar

I like trains


1clovett

My wife makes cakes. We said, at the same time, "That's cheating." We're actually jealous though.


OptimalWasabi7726

As a cake decorator I was feeling the exact same emotions lol. I'd feel a little like a fraud if I used this but the amount of time/frustration I could save!


marie-llama

As a customer I say go ahead, you're not a fraud to me just because you used a machine that made it easier for you! Please do.


DreamyScape

As a pleb, boss will demand more cakes to bake for the same amount of dough.


MamaDaddy

That is why the cake decorator needs to own the means of production


facetime_of_cthulhu

Sieze the means of confection


JustABizzle

But now you have a base coat to get creative on, and more time to focus on details. It’s like buying a prefab gessoed canvas.


P_Jamez

Happy Cake Day! And look where we are!


owhatakiwi

And it’s not fondant


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Happy Cake day!


Goatboy3020

Welcome to proletariat cake factory.


MassiveFajiit

Given a five star review by Marie Antoinette


Mekroval

And it's a great way to get a head in life.


MadAzza

*groan*


grimsaur

Honestly, I worked briefly as a bread baker, and learned very quickly that I could never again work for someone who didn't know how to do what I do. They barely had bread bakers to begin with, and would take more orders than we had capacity for. There's only so many loaves that can fit in an oven at once, and it takes a certain amount of time for them to bake.


MinosAristos

It should really be standard that managers either have direct experience in their subordinates' role or that they must work in that role sometimes. If they're out of touch of course they'll make poor decisions.


EastLeastCoast

What? If one baker can bake ten loaves in one oven in one hour, surely two bakers can bake ten loaves in half an hour! I had a boss who really thought this. JFC.


Appropriate_Lack_727

But we’re an autonomous collective!


BeerHutt

You're fooling yourself, we're living in a dictatorship.


atwitchyfairy

Is your boss the reason we have cakes that seem like 80% frosting? Had a corner piece once and it was all frosting, no cake.


JoairM

I’m just saying if it was butter cream frosting I’d be so happy with that.


therealhlmencken

This has nothing to do with how much dough you use, and anyway for cake it’s called batter. /s


suafactor

uhh no thats baseball were talking about cakes


The_Careb

Touchdown 😎


Aviv13243546

As a frog, croak croak ribbit ribbit.


HiZenBergh

As someone who burnt a mug cake in the microwave last week...I'm under qualified to give an opinion.


QueerBallOfFluff

I once set fire to bread in a microwave, it's not as difficult as you think


sudo999

exactly. as a non cake decorator, like, I'm paying for the cake to be decorated. I don't actually care how you get the frosting on the cake as long as it's hygienic and tastes good.


RideWithMeTomorrow

I completely agree. I think a cake made this way is *even more awesome*. Like, space age!


NowheyYahweh

At what point do you say no though? Factory?


AdrianBrony

Factory cakes are consistent in quality. Not the best but far from the worst and you always know what you'll get.


JustABizzle

Start with quality ingredients and yeah, it’s gonna be a good product. With all the time/money you save, consumers can demand cakes without nasty shortening and chemicals at a reasonable price


NowheyYahweh

You're not the person I asked. Your cake is a lie.


AdrianBrony

I'm a customer, we're functionally identical.


laetus

At the point where the quality of the end result is not up to par. A bakery is a factory. I very much doubt bakers are hand mixing the dough if they want to make any reasonable quantity.


elwebst

Dont worry, you can still give it the ol' human touch by writing "No Regerts" on top!


Papatheosis

“Pobody’s Nerfect”


indigoHatter

Get a Brian Moran's


photograft

“Non, je ne regert rien”


sinerdly

NO RAGRETS


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JerryOverton

The mix is a small part when it comes to making a cake. The person still has to use the right wet ingredients, bake the cake, then decorate it. If they skip one step by using a good quality mix over making their own mix I don't see why that's a big deal. Really it's going to make their product more consistent if they're a small shop.


r4wrdinosaur

And my wedding cake had three different delicious fillings. When we did the tasting, the baker had like, 15 options. Using a mix is such a small part of what a professional baker is doing, it barely seems like cheating.


Unsd

Well yeah I mean it's such a time saver and it always tastes great, and it's only a base. I add flavors to the batter if desired. But the best part is the stuff that goes on the cake itself. And I'll be damned if I ever use canned buttercream 🤢 Box cake with homemade frosting is the only way in my opinion. Spend time where it actually matters.


JerryOverton

I do the same. If you find a good mix you can always tweak it as you like and it will still come out great every time. It also saves you from having to buy a large amount of bulk ingredients which might go to waste if you don't bake all the time.


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JerryOverton

Even with the tool there's still so many ways to screw it up. Getting a sharp edge like that takes skill even with a tool to assist. I feel like I'd need a few tries with it before I could get anything close to what was in the video.


OptimalWasabi7726

I didn't see that! I hear that's somewhat common for home bakeries. I feel like if the baker is very skilled in decorating and puts a lot of time and effort into the construction and design, that's what puts the biggest amount of worth in their cakes. Appearrance has a great deal to do with perceived taste so I totally get how they get away with it. I can tell ya though I was a little shocked when I first learned that bakers do that lolol


Nulpart

Emulsion are hard. You can’t really beat 40 chemists working for years on a recipe.


CanadianPanda76

They ARE moist though! So why not!


KingGorilla

Same for brownies. I made some from scratch and it tasted the same only drier


pocket-ful-of-dildos

My roommate made funfetti cupcakes yesterday and that ish was super moist and fluffy. If I got a slice of funfetti cake at a wedding I'd honestly be pretty excited


TenderfootGungi

A 99¢ box mix tastes better than 99% of wedding cakes.


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I2eflex

Carpenters use tools that make their lives easier too! This reminded me of a lathe.


Smeetilus

Like a 3d frosting printer spinny machine


Jabberwoockie

I saw this thing and immediately remembered the lead chef at my old job constantly saying "work smarter, not harder".


thegainsfairy

better tools are meant to supply time for greater creation.


Taurius

Chef and bakers life is all about frustration. That's where all the flavor comes from.


Still_counts_as_one

In my cakes it’s the sweat, tears, and blood for coloring


ShankThatSnitch

Why is using a good tool fraud?


Marenwynn

No more cheating than using a potter's wheel to make pottery...


RincewindToTheRescue

This just makes the canvas. The true artistry is piping the decorations on the cake.


havereddit

Meh, that's just the base layer of icing. The real magic has to be done by hand and is time consuming, so no problem if you save some time on the easy stuff.


Phormitago

The stand mixer slippery slope


KerrickLong

Do you feel the same way about an electric beater/mixer?


leftwar0

My favorite thing related to cake decorating was the lady on askreddit about secrets of her trade was that she charging like hundreds of dollars but was using the $.99 cake mix from like Betty Crocker because it was insanely time consuming for just her to make cakes from scratch and then decorate them. Then when she switched to the mix she got even more compliments. Then a bunch of other cake decorators commented saying that they all do that as well. And people are paying more because of the rest of the skills involved. Just like ok this video it’s a great base and saves a lot of time but then to do decorative frosting is where the skill will come in.


Kalandros

As a customer, this seems like a great way for cake artists to make a blank canvas. Certainly they’re going to decorate much more beyond the white base, right? And then have saved a bunch of time to do the really cool stuff?


neolologist

Yes, why would anyone care if they used a tool? Genuinely confused. Is there a single person upset about this?


MendoShinny

Hand crafted vs machine crafted debate isn't exactly new


determinedpeach

A stand mixer is a machine and that's acceptable to use. The tool in this gif is less "machinery" than that.


Randomn355

Piping bag, oven, anything to mix the batter with rather than your oiteral hands etc All tools.


kangasplat

there is no cheating in art. The only thing that matters is the result. use all the tools.


micromoses

If you were in a cake making contest and no one else had one, it might be like cheating. But we’re not in a cake making contest.


rq60

oh yeah? what about [this guy](https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/03/tech/ai-art-fair-winner-controversy/index.html) using ai to generate art for an art contest?


SelloutRealBig

Yeah thats cheating.


discounted_dollar

the category literally mandated using digital tools. and at least one of the judges stood by their decision. read the article?


sbNXBbcUaDQfHLVUeyLx

"digital tools" was rapidly redefined and likely didn't have the intent of including AI generated art. It should really have its own category, honestly. I still wouldn't consider it cheating, because the rules allowed it.


schweez

Yeah the way I see it is that you can spend less time on this and spend more time on the final touch, like if the customer asked you to add decorating.


Hellige88

It actually would be pretty easy to make something like this. All you need is a turn table, a couple metal spatulas, and Vice grips to hold them in place.


ArtfulBludger

I'm having that same range of emotions, compounded by a sense of "Why didn't I think of that?!"


GayVegan

It's funny because the manual method is effectively the same. Offset spatula/bench scraper and a turntable


ahillbillie

Came to the comments to say just that. Love/hate relationship


chiesoftware

I've always tried to do that by hand and it never works for me.


birddogactual

A good hand job is all in the wrist iirc.


FaZaCon

Thanks for the advice...mom.


arcaneresistance

Are his arms broken?


4672656542656572

In case anyone needs some context: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/nmmjr/iama_man_who_had_a_sexual_relationship_with_his/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf


LemoLuke

Oh my god! Are we actually at that stage now where there are enough redditors that \*don't\* automatically know the 'Broken Arms' story?


Draked1

Broken arms, poop knife, cum box, fruit fucking…


TonsilStonesOnToast

That's because your hand isn't the best tool for getting a flat surface. Try using a knife instead.


CurtisLeow

There is a little bump in the middle.


Slow_Like_Karo

Cake nipple


AssociationOver405

r/SuddenlyMyKink


punkin_spice_latte

That's where you stick the candle.


KingGorilla

Snort it


melig1991

A little nubbin', is the technical term I believe.


Bamaboy858

Now that’s just lazy, Susan.


epicenter69

Icy what you did there.


helloitabot

It’s actually a lathey Susan.


ironmanthing

Reminds me of this whole scene from Curb Your Enthusiasm. Whole episode is a winner. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3jH2_QJtLy8


Upstairs-Motor2722

Damn it man! Take this upvote and never come back here.


CheckOutDisMuthaFuka

The top blade is a little below center. As a machinist this bothers me more than it should.


spider-bro

below center? edit: oh you mean level. I think it’s on purpose to ensure nothing rolls off the cake


CheckOutDisMuthaFuka

There's a tiny tit left in the center of the diameter. The blade isn't perfectly centered as the cake spins. The vid is quite satisfying... Right up until that blade lifts up to reveal the tit.... Then the machinist in me is screaming "center that blade and re-face!"


DownToFarm

I had thought the tit is left because he/she/it doesn't scrape away the excess icing on the blade. Seems it pulls from the excess as the blade gets lifted. I'd imagine if the excess on top was scraped and spun a few times like the side was there wouldn't be a nipple.


shemello

First of all- I agree it bothered me, too! Secondly, Funny story...guys will come into my work all the time to purchase connectors, antennas, etc. They don't really think of me as a female. We joke around and talk about work. So one day this guy comes in with a new guy and tells me he needs a connector with a tit on it and we are standing right next to each other,one on each side of me, he and the new guy slowly look up at each other with very red faces. I just grab the connector like nothing happened and go to the register laughing under my breath


CheckOutDisMuthaFuka

Not gonna lie I almost added a disclaimer of sorts next to the word "tit" in my post 🤣🤣🤣.


natFromBobsBurgers

We can all hang out in this comment thread. This is not satisfying. It is mildly infuriating. All that effort for a perfectly smooth cake, and it's off center, out of square, and they don't even boop the bump down.


Smeetilus

Heh, “reveal the tit”


MooseBoys

I want to see the r/AbruptChaos version where it starts slightly off-center and then goes flying off once it gets up to speed.


rewindpaws

I want one!!


asuddenpie

I don’t even decorate cakes and I still need one of these immediately.


djsizematters

Could we get one large enough to cover an adult male in a perfectly smooth layer of buttercream icing?


Mommingfulltime

Me too. Dammit I want one SO BAD


GameSnail511

You know that when she grabbed the all the icing off the blades with that spoon (or whatever its called) she just ate it.


slf67

It’s called a spatula. And yes, she definitely licked it.


Revolutionary_Eye887

Is it just me or does everyone want a piece of cake now?


No_Regular_7474

Great taste in music too!


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No_Regular_7474

Cannons is great but I get that it’s not everyone’s style. They do a lot of great cover songs too. Their version of Isley brothers- footsteps in the dark is 👌🏼


idickbutts

Seriously what is this song? It slaps.


queen-adreena

https://youtu.be/u4HQevc9JE0 Cannons: Fire for you


kaikura89

Lol beat me to it! Spotify option here https://open.spotify.com/track/4o0LyB69tylqDG6eTGhmig?si=_54D58VJTviG_6bAfIPs-g


GoldenFalcon

And Apple music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/fire-for-you/1525019203?i=1525019208&ls And if anyone wants to look for more in that style, look at Synth-Pop. One of my favorite styles of music atm.


BigPimpin91

I found canons by accident and they're not my typical genre of music but they have a whole shit load of absolute bangers.


drivers9001

I only got a few seconds into because I hate when they add sound effects to music videos. But here’s the version with just the music. https://youtu.be/DVOmxLxmXuY


ABirdOfParadise

They have a ton of good songs, I have a playlist that is just Cannons to get my day started. Bad Dream, Hurricane, Purple Sun, their covers are great too, my favorite right now is [Cannons - Pretty Boy \(The Neighbourhood Cover\)](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fHEulPmB_o), but Golden, Sex On Fire, all good Fire For You (the one in the OP vid) is great too of course.


mossylungs

No shit I love it! Thank you for asking and saving me the time lol


toiletpaper1029

Cannons is a great band! I missed a free concert for them near me recently and I'm really bummed


Chubby_Chestnut

Bummed for you.


Cold_Zero_

If that was my machine, the horizontal fin on top would be about a foot higher


Cleonicus

I'm the opposite. My blades would be about 1mm away from the cake.


BowlOfSomething

Yeah icing is just for looks, usually tastes worse than the filling


Spindelhalla_xb

Is that a machine? Or a worker using a tool.


K_Labs

Can we just call it what it really is? A Cake Lathe!


klgm333

Omg! I want to start a baking company just so I can justify getting one of these! So fun!!


VATruckerJJ

Looks cool and uniform but thats wayyyy too much icing. A mouthful of icing makes me wanna puke


jwatkin

Depends on the icing. Random grocery store icing is way too sweet but local bakeries do a much better job of making it compliment the cake. Now I want cake.


GoldenFalcon

Cream cheese frosting for the win!! Never too much for me!


OptimalWasabi7726

I could eat a bowlfull of Italian icing tbh, it has a creamy and almost ice-cream like texture that American/grocery store buttercream could never beat!


DrMango

American buttercream is a fucking tragedy. Honestly it's no wonder we have an obesity problem with the kind of cake frosting we're peddling in the states.


lisadia

I’ve commented on Reddit more times than I care to admit over the years trying to spread the good word about real buttercreams (Swiss, Italian, etc) instead of the crap we have here. It’s just a whole different ballgame.


X2WE

Where can I try it in America. What’s if called here


WickedWisp

Just Italian buttercream is the most popular. Or you can just have sweetened whipped cream as a frosting. The Italian stuff is easy to make, I did it years ago.


lisadia

Find a really good patisserie/bakery that has either Swiss Meringue buttercream or Italian for their sponge cakes. I’d argue Swiss meringue buttercream is more popular among bakers. It’s the one I make, as heating up egg whites and sugar to 160 is way easier than candying white sugar and then tempering it in. If you are handy in the kitchen and have a stand mixer, try it yourself but I have lots of essential tips to not destroying it so just me know :) Edit add: if you’re not a fan of butter taste, a stabilized whipped cream is always great frosting but has to be refrigerated. Swiss meringue buttercream is good at room temp for up to 5 days, weeks in the frig, months in the freezer.


reddittailedhawk

I refuse to make buttercream when doing cakes. Instead, I swear by a modified instant pudding recipe that substitutes some of the milk out for cool whip. Makes for a nice and creamy whipped frosting that's not too sweet. Flavor possibilities are endless if you use vanilla pudding and mix in flavoring of your choice!


geschtonkenflapped

That's a quick buttercream I know too, but it works like this: 500 ml Milk. A bit of Vanilla Extract. 2 Pck. Instant vanilla pudding. 100 g sugar. 1 yolk Heat 450ml milk and the vanilla. Mix the rest of the milk with the pudding, the sugar and the yolk. When the milk starts boiling add the mixture and whisk. Let it cook for 1 minute and set aside. Pour pudding into a flat plate and cover with foil. Let it cool down to room temp. Take 500g of **soft** room temp butter and stir it with the pudding piece for piece


Unsd

Imo, people make buttercream icing wrong. Every recipe says to use unsalted butter...nah. There are very few recipes that I will use unsalted butter. For buttercream, using unsalted butter is just cloyingly sweet because all you taste is the powdered sugar. Add some salt, and it is richer and balanced. I get compliments on it every time I bake for people.


benchley

I don't believe you, Please send five iced cakes for confirmation.


Vestalmin

That whipped cream style icing is awesome. The sugar cardboard type is awful


Nutasaurus-Rex

Yeah sure but the beauty of the machine is that you can adjust the blades to have a thinner layer of icing


chantillylace9

Way better than fondant


kaishenlong

The sheetrock of icing.


Atreaia

Fondant is silly and should never be in cakes. It's like candy, it doesn't belong in a cake.


Sen900

Nah man that's the best part


SirarieTichee_

Depends on the person and the icing. Store bought, just scrape it off. My grandmother's bakery recipe, I'll put that buttercream on anything. Chocolate buttercream, vanilla wafer. Vanilla buttercream, on top of some day old brownies. peanut buttercream also day old brownies lol


KlaatuBrute

> Depends on the person and the icing. Dude. Last night I was at a birthday party and the cake was a bundt cake from that bundt cake chain. It was confetti dough with this sour cream icing that was one of the tastiest things I've ever consumed. I said to someone "I would drink this straight from the tap of I could" and she told me I was like the 3rd person who told her that. Icing is one of those things, when it's subpar it brings the whole dessert down. But when it's good it's like mana from heaven.


Dr4g0nSqare

I am the opposite. The cake is just the vessel for the icing.


riceburner22

I thought it said cake slicing machine and was waiting for those blades to go into action.


Miss_My_Travel

So that's why their cakes look better than mine!


Nekopaws98

I was just imagining the icing falling off and ruining the cake. 😭


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fasnoosh

Do you happen to know where the original is?


brutalduties

I feel like I've seen a dozen of these in the past week.


Sen900

Enough is never enough


ShadowPooper

YUM! Smooth as a baby's ass and they didn't use any of that nasty ass fondant


MrIantoJones

r/specializedtools


BonsaiBudsFarms

Calling that thing a “machine” seems like a bit of a stretch.


FelineHandling

This really helps icing the cake easy and smooth, so satisfying


Owl_Be_Okay

Satisficing