Last Updated : Jun 22,2018
Viewed 6531 times
A Palette Knife is more of a spreader than a knife. It has a long, flexible and rounded blade fitted to a long handle. Some blades are straight and some are angled near the handle. The blades come in various lengths from 10-35cm, and may be made of metal, plastic or a combination of the two.
These knives are used to spread cream, icing and cake fillings, and to smooth the toppings on baked dishes. A palette knife is thin enough to slide under cooked cakes, biscuits or pastry cases when you want to turn or lift them. It is also useful for loosening food stuck to tins.
They are easily available in the market, in different sizes and materials.
How to Select
Choose the size of the palette knife according to your requirement. The material should be non-toxic and durable. Check for smooth edges and smooth flat platform of the knife blade.
• Used to remove portions of food from baking trays
• Also used for turning food that is being cooked in a pan
• Helpful in spreading icing or whipped cream evenly over a cake or gateau
• May also be used for mixing icing mixtures as they have flexible blades.
How to Store
Always wipe the blades dry after use to prevent them from rusting.
Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!
View Mailer Archive
REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.
If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.
Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.