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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
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Jun222008

Naked Mohawk-Baby Carrot Jockeys

This cake is so disturbing, I'm almost glad the picture doesn't include the whole thing. The plastic clone babies wearing naught but mohawks are bad enough, but then they're also riding carrots. What do you do with that? It looks like some kind of perverted vegetable rodeo, or maybe a bizarre clone military exercise, what with their little plastic fists raised high in identical salutes.

And what kind of occasion calls for a "naked babies riding carrots" decor, anyway? No, wait, maybe I don't want to know...

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I laughed my ass off reading this - really enjoy your site.

I have an explanation about this cake, and I am certain that its correct:
They got a carrot cake, which was decorated with the little carrots and frosted so you can cut perfect slices. Then they bought those plastic babies, said "what do we do with these?" and someone stuck one on a carrot. Mob mentality kicked in. No one was thinking right. As a group, it was decided they should add the rest of the babies (Im sure "cute" and "adorable" were words used to describe what they thought of their handiwork at the time).

Mystery solved.

April 17, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterjodie

Nazi Baby Showers, gotta love em.

May 31, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDreadthedays

Wait...I think they are doing Ganghum Style. Or whatever it is.

August 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAzure

So i came across your blog and went directly to the link that said "naked mohawk carrot jockeys" and bus out laughing and spewing club soda out my nose!

December 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnanumus

I don't know where come with up these ideas, but you must have been born with creativity. Your works are simply amazing! This one is so cute!

love it!!!!!!!!!!!

I love your blog! My brother likes to read with me and 'adored' this cake. His favorites are the 'wanted and got', or as we know them, missed marks.

August 2, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterHannah

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