British author and broadcaster Alex Bellos has revealed how we’ve been wrong when cutting cake until now. View this video on YouTube youtube.com This is the way most people cut into a cake and serve it to their friends and family. Via youtube.com Which is great, but it means that unless you eat the whole cake in one sitting, the exposed cake is dry and hard when you come to eat it later. Via youtube.com Using an article published in Nature magazine back in 1906, Bellos reveals this is the way you should actually cut your cake if you want it to stay fresh. Via youtube.com By cutting slices out the middle, it means you can push the remaining sections back together to preserve the cake. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via youtube.com Bellos even suggests holding it in place with rubber bands. Via youtube.com So now you know.