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What's a Wreck?

A Cake Wreck is any cake that is unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate - you name it. A Wreck is not necessarily a poorly-made cake; it's simply one I find funny, for any of a number of reasons. Anyone who has ever smeared frosting on a baked good has made a Wreck at one time or another, so I'm not here to vilify decorators: Cake Wrecks is just about finding the funny in unexpected, sugar-filled places.

Now, don't you have a photo you want to send me? ;)

- Jen
Wednesday
May212008

Gee, thanks, "kids".


I'm not really sure what the "20th" denotes: 20 years of being a "dad"? 20 "children"? Or maybe the cake is for the 20th "dad" to come along? Eh?

Regardless, any cake decorator who thinks the title Dad deserves quotation marks probably needs therapy. Or an English lesson. One of those two, anyway.

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Reader Comments (59)

"Chair legs"? How about... 12 oz dark brown glass bottles? (Note the nearby cocktail napkin.) And I think silvery-gray is a more common color for camera lanyards than it is for shoelaces.

November 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterQuinapalus

...maybe it's the 20th "cake."

November 15, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

It's the 20th time they thank their dad

May 3, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

This could be for a stepdad but i'm not sure. say hi to your "dad" for me!

July 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

It could have been the 20th birthday since "Dad" married they're mom.

May 1, 2011 | Unregistered Commentermissy

Maybe it's not thanks for being our "dad", but on the phone: "I'd like it to say thanks for being our dad, in quotes". So the wreckerator took that as just the word dad in quotes, not as "thanks for being our dad!" I don't know, just an idea.

August 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnnemarie

You know, its possible that the "Dad" is a just a guardian for those kids. He has not married to their mother nor has he adopted them, but he acts just like a dad. The kids probably asked for those quotation marks.

July 16, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteranila73

I think (I could be wrong here) That it was the 20th time they thanked their "Dad". No?

October 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNick R

And now, i will tell you a story.
Once upon a time, a young girl named Hope [censored]. She was a very insecure girl. She hated her face, her life and everything about her.
She'd been friends with Harry Potter, Ron Weasely, Hermione Granger, Draco Malfoy and [almost] every other "main" character from that series.
What she didn't know was that Draco and his wife had sent their daughter to America to live with another family for a while. The reason why, no one knew.
One day, when Hope [censored] was about 10 or 11, she found out that she was "the lost Malfoy''. Yes, they were planning on finding her and taking her in again.
And now, Tokaiya Bellatrix Malfoy is living happily with her family and friends. Although she is still rather insecure. Some of her favourite activities include reading, singing, dancing and reading & posting comments on Cake Wrecks. (Hint, hint!)
i was raised by Muggles, givemeabreak.

October 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTokaiyaBMalfoy

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