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Broom Cake Tester

Handcrafted in Kentucky, this miniature broom celebrates a traditional method of testing cakes for doneness. Simply break off one of the bristles and insert it into the cake. If it comes out clean, your cake is ready. Handcrafted of natural broomcorn, a variety of sorghum widely used for broom making. The long bristles allow you to test deep cakes in loaf pans and Bundt pans. Leather strap for hanging. Made in USA by students of Berea College, a school dedicated to preserving Appalachian artistic heritage.
Average Customer Rating:
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2 of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Review 1 for Broom Cake Tester
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Mumsie01
February 21, 2013
Would You Recommend? Yes
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0of 1found this review helpful.
LOVE IT EXCELLENT
February 21, 2013
I DON'T USE IT FOR WASTING THE STRAWS FOR TESTING, I USE IT STRICTLY FOR A BROOM! IT WORKS GREAT ON CAKES TO PREPARE THEM FOR ICING. ALSO FOR ANGELFOOD CAKES! WE ALL KNOW HOW MESSY THAT IS BUT THIS IS GREAT. WISH I HAD ONE 40 YEARS AGO. I WOULD CERTAINLY ADVISE YOU TO BUY ONE. I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT ONE NOW.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Easy to Clean, Easy to Store, Size, Versatile, Shape, Design, Weight
Review 2 for Broom Cake Tester
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
jeeperscreepers
,Chicago
,IL
December 27, 2012
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Once a month
Would You Recommend? Yes
+2points
2of 2found this review helpful.
So handy! Love that it's from Berea!
December 27, 2012
We've owned many wire cake testers, and they always disappear because they are so thin. Or we used them for something besides cake testing then didn't have a tester when we needed it. We don't even always have a box of toothpicks handy. I love that this hangs on the wall near the oven, with a cake tester handy anytime we need one. I also loved that it was handmade made at Berea College, near where I grew up. I'm not sure how it will hold up once half the straws are gone; worst case, we'll keep it in a drawer for the last part of its life, but it will certainly still last through more uses than our last wire one did before it was lost!
Pros: Easy to Use, Easy to Store, Size, Design