Few kitchen mishaps are as disheartening as when your cake gets stuck in the pan. You know you nailed the recipe, the house smells amazing, and you can see the finish line—a perfectly frosted cake for your holiday table. But something has gone horribly, horribly wrong. You start banging the pan, shaking it, anything to get that sucker out. Stop and take a breath. Watch the video above to find out what you really should do.
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