Meaning of cake breaker in English:

cake breaker


  • 1A machine for breaking cake to feed livestock; compare cake cutter .

  • 2(Originally and chiefly US) a utensil resembling a comb with long prongs and a handle, used for cutting a sponge or similar light, delicate cake by perforating and separating the cake without squashing it (now chiefly historical).


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Bury & Norwich Post.